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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners mimic remote sensing. Learners use a stick to measure the distance to a "planet surface" they cannot see, and create their own map of the landscape. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity about the solar system, learners use various light sources to examine ice with different components to understand how NASA studies planets and moons from space. This detailed...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    PhET
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    In this online activity, learners make a whole rainbow by mixing red, green, and blue light. They can change the wavelength of a monochromatic beam or they can filter white light. They can also...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners use science to solve a "crime." Learners collect trace evidence (glitter) and explore its characteristics, such as color, size, shape, and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this three part activity, learners explore and experiment with shadows to learn about the Sun's relative motion in the sky. Learners will trace, measure and compare their shadows over time,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to simulate the effect of X-rays in a safe way. Learners place a piece of window screen over a box and a cardboard pattern on top of the screen. They...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners simulate the energy transfer between the earth and space by using the light from a desk lamp desk lamp with an incandescent bulb and a stack of glass plates. The stack of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forensics) is a full inquiry investigation into how hairs from a crime scene are matched to suspects. Learners each take a single hair...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners compare water with artificial urine to see how urinalysis works. Learners use urinalysis test strips to test for glucose and protein in the fake...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore the difference between telescope magnification and resolution. They will learn that observing instruments, whether telescopes...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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