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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to determine the mass and volume of four samples: glass marbles, steel washers or nuts, pieces of pine wood, and pieces of PVC pipe. Learners then plot the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners observe, explore and investigate vibrating instruments in everyday places and create music in unique ways. Using kitchen tools like pots and pans made out of various...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners investigate how different materials repel or absorb water. Learners use spray bottles to explore how everyday items like sponges, cardboard, feathers, etc. respond to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners (with adult help and supervision) investigate how heat affects polystyrene plastic. Learners cut the plastic to desired shapes and sizes and use...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BBC
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    In this activity, learners make pykrete by freezing a mixture of water and a material like cotton wool, grass, hair, shredded paper, wood chips, or sawdust. Learners discover that pykrete has some...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 4 to 24 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    Testing magnets is always a fun pastime, but here, we're going beyond "will it attract the magnet?" In this activity, learners will investigate which materials allow magnetic fields...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners design and build a circuit: an "electric highway" that connects a battery and buzzer at least three feet apart using four types of materials....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners build bird nests and place them in the activity area, then play the role of naturalists as they try to locate each other's nests. Learners consider how bird...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this highly physical outdoor activity, learners construct and compare experimental trail sections to select the best trail-construction technique for their site. As they measure, evaluate and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners make models of homes that might protect small animals from the elements, then search living plants for real structures made by small animals. Learners examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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