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    In this activity, learners explore the structure of plant leaves. Learners find out what happens when they coat either the top or bottom sides of leaves with petroleum jelly. Use this activity to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into testing a repair material. Groups of learners perform “first aid” on a cut orange, which represents propeller...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This is an activity (on page 2 of the PDF) about the two main components of bone - collagen and minerals (like calcium) - and how they each contribute to its flexibility and strength. Learners will...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how some desert birds keep their cool. Learners will make four model Saguaro nests out of Styrofoam ice chests, insert...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This activity is a full inquiry investigation into g-force and acceleration. Groups of learners will construct their own accelerometers. Then, with permission from their local amusement park, they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into hovercraft engineering and design optimization. Groups of learners with access to power tools and a wood shop will build a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF) about composites, materials made of 2 or more different components. Learners will be challenged to build the best mud bricks, one of the earliest...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF) about identifying nanoscale objects and phenomena in today's world. Learners will break into groups and conduct a "NanoBlitz Challenge,"...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about diffusion of small molecules across cell membranes. Learners will use gelatin to represent a cell and dye to represent molecules to model...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF), learners will prepare sheets of homemade recycled paper from several different source pulps. Once dry, each sample will be drawn on with a marker to test how far...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days

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