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    TERC
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    In this math-based activity, learners model the intensity of light at various distances from a light source, and understand how astronomers measure the amount of sunlight that hits our planet and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create images of objects in space. Learners will discover the process of how light...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In "Exploring the Universe: Exoplanet Transits," participants simulate one of the methods scientists use to discover planets orbiting distant stars. Even when a planet is too far away to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun, nighttime hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore how long it takes for light from different objects in the universe to reach Earth. The activity shows participants the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners set up an experiment to investigate the effects of hot air on the path of a laser beam. They observe the wandering position of the laser beam spot on the wall after the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    "Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light" demonstrates how scientists can use telescopes and other tools to capture and filter different energies of light to study the universe. Most...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, learners work in teams to investigate how the color of a surface influences its ability to reflect light and therefore heat. The ratio of light reflected to that received is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners build a simple pinhole viewer. They use this apparatus to project images from a variety of light sources, including a candle, the Sun, and the Moon. Learners will use the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration/experiment, learners discover that different colors and materials (metals, fabrics, paints) radiate different amounts of energy and therefore, cool at different rates....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    CSIRO
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    In this activity, learners use a flashlight, a glass of water, and some milk to examine why the sky is blue and sunsets are red. Learners will discover that the sky appears a different color...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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