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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this online interactive challenge, learners choose items to represent the Earth or solar system, then determine other items to represent the Moon, or Milky Way based on their relative size. The...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners watch a video to learn about a couple who built a home out of shipping containers in Brooklyn, New York. Next, learners design and build a 3D scale model of a shipping...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math lesson, learners use fruit to learn about proportions and percentages. Learners compare the weights of the edible and non-edible portions of fruit. Learners practice using different...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (on page 2 of the PDF) about surface area to volume ratio. Learners will bake sugar cookies, testing how much colored sugar is rolled up by 1 large ball of dough vs. an equal...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to determine the length of the Statue of Liberty's torch-bearing arm. Learners use chart paper, string, and rulers to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale. Learners are encouraged to evaluate the chance of given events occurring and assigning the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners measure the diameter of their water balloons, model an impact, measure the diameter of the “crater” area, and determine the ratio of impactor to crater. This activity is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use their hands as tools for indirect measurement. Learners explore how to use ratios to calculate the approximate height of something that can't be measured...

    free Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners are introduced to proportional reasoning through modeling, sharing, and questioning techniques. After reading "Oliver's Fruit Salad," learners work...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners interpret three trackways and use measurements and a formula to infer the relative speed of dinosaurs. A portion of the activity details how students can create their own...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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