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    This outdoor activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Sand Dunes) is a full inquiry investigation into how the amount of moisture in a sand dune relates to the number of plants...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners are introduced to tree rings by examining a cross section of a tree, also known as a “tree cookie.” They discover how tree age can be determined by studying the rings and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This three-part activity shows learners how to build three meteorology tools: a wind vane, a rain gauge, and a barometer. Then, they can use their tools to build their own weather station to record...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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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    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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    In this activity, learners graph 48 hourly air temperatures from a local weather observation site and observe the diurnal temperature variations. Learners visit the National Weather Service website...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this interactive and informative group activity, learners use packages of M&M's to illustrate the difference between weather and climate. Learner work in groups to sort and average the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this very hands-on lesson, learners will investigate dendrochronology (the study of tree rings to answer ecological questions about the recent past) and come up with conclusions as to what...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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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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    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

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