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    California Academy of Sciences
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    This creative lesson plan provides a visual way for learners to gain knowledge about the finite amount of fresh water on Earth and encourages the discussion of the various ways to conserve this...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity about pollutants and groundwater (page 2 of PDF), learners build a model well with a toilet paper tube. Learners use food coloring to simulate pollutants and observe how they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners estimate how much water they think can be found in various locations on the Earth in all its states (solid, liquid, and gas) to discover the different water ratios in the...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 11 of the PDF), learners investigate how quickly water moves through various materials. They measure and compare the permeability of gravel, sand, and soil. Although this was...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    The Sacred Cenote at Chichén Itzá is a sink hole, or well, containing groundwater. In this activity, learners create their own cenote using chalk, limestone, acids, and rain water. A real cenote is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about the use of reduction agents to decontaminate ground water. Learners will conduct a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction in which vitamin C...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    COSI
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    In this weather activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners will explore the water cycle through an interactive game. They will move among various stations representing areas within the water cycle, and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners act as water molecules and travel through parts of the water cycle to discover that it is more complex than just water moving from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners...

    free Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners build a filter from old soda bottles and dirt. They create polluted water, and pour it through their filter to clean it. Leaners discover earth materials such as sand and dirt can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes