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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate how wind can create surface currents and how waves move. Learners also discover how wind can affect oil spills.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Can you think of ways to collect and dispose of spilled oil without causing further harm to the environment? In this activity, learners will discover which materials best clean up oil by creating...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Experiment with liquids of different densities and create liquid layers. For example, oil and water have different densities: oil floats on water because it is less dense than water. A liquid that...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners get a closer look at the shape of a drop of water and a drop of oil. Learners first drip water onto wax paper and examine the shape of separate drops from a side view....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this experiment, learners examine the way oil affects bird feathers and test different cleanup methods to find out which works best. Learners answer questions throughout the investigation,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners add two dyes to mineral oil and water, and then compare their miscibility (how well they mix) in each. Learners discover that the molecular structure of a dye determines whether it will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this arts and craft related activity, learners combine various ingredients to make glue. To test the glue's stickiness, they create a decorative project such as a collage, mosaic picture,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    This math meets ecology lesson provides hands-on experiences with mixing oil and water, provides surface area information about the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and gives learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore the human influences on the carbon cycle and examine how fossil fuels release carbon. Learners role play as miners, power plant operators, car drivers, and home...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate the impact of oil pollution on the environment and wildlife. Learners use hard-boiled eggs and feathers to understand the damage that oil spills can cause....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days

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