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    NISE Network
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    Space telescopes can offer us better, clearer views of the universe (and of our own planet) than Earth-based telescopes can, but getting these large, delicate pieces of equipment into orbit is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this game, learners walk through an imaginary Carbon Cycle and explore the ways in which carbon is stored in reservoirs and the processes that transport the carbon atom from one location to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Doghouse Design) is a full inquiry investigation into absorption and reflection of radiant energy. In order to build a house that keeps...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners discover how solar energy can be used to heat water. Learners first discuss energy usage in their daily lives and then divide into pairs to conduct an experiment in which...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create their own weather forecast map. Learners will visit the National Weather Service Southern Region website and use the zip code search feature to gather data and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the shapes, sizes, and distances of land masses appear differently on two different models of Earth: an icosahedron and a flat map. First, learners find the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity models the way Landsat satellites use a thermal infrared sensor to measure land surface temperatures. IR technology, like the IR thermometer in this activity, uses the infrared light...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    April showers bring May flowers, but what do coastal storms bring? In this activity, learners will investigate the impacts of a hurricane on the New River in North Carolina using real data from the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners observe two model atmospheres -- one with normal atmospheric composition and another with an elevated concentration of carbon dioxide. These two model atmospheres are exposed to light...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes