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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners discover how the environment around a building affects the growth of plants. Learners observe patterns of plant growth such as size, thickness, weeds, and damage...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners explore the relationship between cooling water vapor and condensation. Learners investigate condensation forming on the outside of a cold cup. To see if the condensed...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners determine the location of cold and warm fronts on weather plot maps. Learners use colored pencils to mark up and analyze surface pressure, air...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This outdoor activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how the amount of moisture in a sand dune relates to the number of plants growing there. Groups of learners will...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor mapping activity, learners explore where plants grow and map plant-distribution patterns. Learners also investigate environmental factors such as wind, light, moisture, and animal...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners search for the warmest and coolest, windiest and calmest, wettest and driest, and brightest and darkest spots in an area. They also look for differences between...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, learners determine the necessary conditions for pea seed germination. This activity encourages learners to make predictions and think about how they might investigate the effects...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    Discovery Education
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    In this activity, learners use pinecones to create a hygrometer, a device that measures the moisture content of the air. Learners discover that in dry air, pinecones open their scales to disperse...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 2 to 4 hours