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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners act as the Earth and observe how different angles between the Sun, Earth, and Moon affect the phases of the moon we see each month. Learners work in pairs and make...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners use an astrolabe to measure the altitude of objects. Learners will first practice taking measurements by measuring the altitude of trees and buildings. Then, learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    This lesson plan provides learners with two activities to explore the connections between events in their lives and the seasons of the year. Learners follow lists of instructions and create...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 6 of the PDF), learners plot the path of the sun's apparent movement across the sky on two days, with the second day occurring two or three months after the first....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners make their own Sun tracker to explore how ancient civilizations around the world studied the Sun. After creating the tracker with simple materials, learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    This activity helps learners understand how the angle of the Sun affects temperatures around the globe. After experimenting with a heat lamp and thermometers at differing angles, learners apply...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners verify that the Sun appears in a different location at a specific time every day of the year with one exception: on the Equinoxes. Learners will create a testing device...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners explore the relative sizes and distances of objects in the solar system. Without being informed of the expected product, learners will make a Play-doh model of the Earth...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners make a "mini-globe" to investigate the causes of day and night on our planet. This is an introductory activity in a guide related to the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this board game, learners explore the origins of meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites as well as the their characteristics and importance. They also discover some misconceptions about meteors....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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