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    The Exploratorium
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    In this hands-on and feet-on excursion, learners take a science walk to visualize the planet's immense size and numerous structures, without the usual scale and ratio dimensions found in most...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this geology activity learners build a "squeeze box," which allows them to compress layers of sediment. This is a great way to investigate folding and faulting in the Earth. The...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use basic measurements of the Earth and pieces of rock and iron to estimate the mass of the Earth. Learners will calculate mass, volume, and density, convert units, and...

    free Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this collecting/comparing activity, learners work with samples of sand from different places like a lakefront, river, or ocean beach. Learners note similarities and differences among sand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 23-27) lets learners simulate the work of scientists who take core samples of Earth's rocky layers to determine geological history. Learners create a model of Earth&...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners model how the Moon's volcanic period reshaped its earlier features. Learners consider that the broad, shallow impact basins--which had formed earlier while it was a ...

    $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 try to figure out who has their matching rock type by reading a description of their rock (no talking!). This activity can be used in a variety of ways: to introduce...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this geology activity, learners use a microscope to discover and identify the components of sand. They learn about the different types of sand and about various minerals and organic particles...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 13 of the PDF), learners discover how weathering and erosion change the Earth’s surface. By comparing sedimentary rocks subjected to various amounts of weathering, they will...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe mixtures of sand samples glued to note cards, and consider how sand can differ in size, shape, and color, and where it comes from. The goal is to help learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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