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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use a "litter-critter" wheel to help them identify different animals they find living in a natural litter habitat. Learners also become familiar with...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine conditions that either help or hinder the decomposition of carrots by soil microbes. They place carrots in plastic bags filled with soil (with or...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    Get a roll of pennies, throw them on the ground, then remove those that only show tails, and repeat with the ones left over. In this Exploratorium Science Snack, this is how you create a model of...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this simulation, learners use M&M™ candy to explore radioactive isotope decay. Learners pour out a bag of candy and count and record the number of candy pieces that have "decayed"...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners cut through and investigate rotten logs and then make log-profile puzzles for each other. Learners cut through the limb to expose a vertical profile, study the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity from Episode 106: My Mushy Banana, learners explore the effects of decay by comparing and contrasting something (an old pumpkin) that's decayed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Bogs), learners will test cups full of potting soil, sand, and sphagnum moss to see which earth material is able to soak up the most...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Bogs) is a full inquiry investigation into decomposition. Groups of learners will carefully observe and record the appearance of items,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners will test cups full of potting soil, sand, and sphagnum moss to see which earth material is able to soak up the most water. Using a scale and a simple calculation,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours