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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this online activity, learners can test their skills at finding constellations in the northern hemisphere's night sky. Learners can choose during which season to look, and then look for...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This activity gets learners looking at 6-sided shapes in nature, including the cells of a beehive, as well as other shapes. Learners use the activity's shape chart to keep track of all the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners arrange pattern blocks to create tessellations and to explore geometric patterns. Learners first explore making patterns with a variety of pattern blocks. They next...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners design unique tiles and make repeating patterns to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this activity about magnetism (page 15 of the PDF), learners will explore how opposite and similar magnetic poles affect a swinging (pendulum) magnet. Learners will see firsthand how gravity and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity learners create patterns of hair beads. Simone and Brianna like different mixes of beads in their braids, so learners must figure out how to distribute 40 beads to satisfy both...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) has learners create models of butterfly wings. They are given pre-cut butterfly-shaped construction paper, tempera paint and eyedroppers, and they create...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns. Learners will use Benham's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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