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    The Exploratorium
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    In this hands-on and feet-on excursion, learners take a science walk to visualize the planet's immense size and numerous structures, without the usual scale and ratio dimensions found in most...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners make a model of the solid Earth's layers that's good enough to eat! Learners use tasty foodstuffs to simulate Earth's inner core, outer core, mantle, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners will learn how igneous rock, metamorphic rock, and sedimentary rock are formed as part of the rock cycle and that the same forces that produce/change rocks also produce...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    TERC
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    In this activity, learners examine photo images of Earth taken from space, and attempt to identify and explain some of our planet's geological features. Learners also identify any biological...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this geology activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners simulate an earthquake with little more than an elastic band and drinking straws. Learners see firsthand how an earthquake gets its...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this earth science activity (page 14 of the PDF), learners use layers of closed-cell foam to create their own model of the mid-ocean ridge in order to simulate seafloor spreading. Although this...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 2 of PDF), learners will model how large depressions near the top of a volcano are formed by using an inflating and deflating balloon submerged in flour. The model...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners build edible models of Jupiter and Earth to compare their sizes and illustrate the planets' internal layers. Learners discuss how the Juno mission will infer details...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this environmental education demonstration (page 6 of the PDF), learners will see a tangible representation of the scarcity of soil resources on earth. They will gain perspective on the ways in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes