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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity demonstrates the shadow of the Earth as it rises as a dark blue shadow above the eastern horizon. Shadows are not just what we see on the sidewalk,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, nighttime activity, learners gather around a brightly lit, white surface and study the behavior of nocturnal animals attracted to the light, particularly night fliers. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, night-time activity, learners discover how to spot eye-shine (reflection of light from an animal's eyes) by using a flashlight to play a simulation game. Using the spotting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this nighttime, outdoor activity, learners keep a record of what they see in the sky by drawing constellations, the Moon, and making note of the weather and conditions each day. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, night activity, learners track nocturnal animals' footprints, droppings and other signs of their presence. By setting out animal bait that has nontoxic, blacklight fluorescent...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners observe the moon each night for a month and draw their observations in a Moon Watch Log. After twenty-nine days of observations, learners put the pages together to create...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this three part activity, learners explore and experiment with shadows to learn about the Sun's relative motion in the sky. Learners will trace, measure and compare their shadows over time,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this geography investigation, learners use a nighttime satellite image to observe areas of light across the United States and to identify patterns and spatial distributions of human settlements....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners make a "mini-globe" to investigate the causes of day and night on our planet. This is an introductory activity in a guide related to the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes