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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore the difference between telescope magnification and resolution. They will learn that observing instruments, whether telescopes...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen. Learners use models to investigate how a planet's size and distance from its star...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Museum of American History
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    In this activity, learners will use Google Sky to observe features of the night sky and share their observations. Learners partake in a "Telescope Treasure Hunt" as they look for...

    free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners build 3D representations of constellations, which show not just the position of the stars as seen from Earth but also their relative distance from Earth. When learners view the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Learners use simple materials to construct a model the Big Dipper. Learners hang the model from a doorway or ceiling and look up at it to see the constellation as seen from Earth. They can also...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Use this model to demonstrate the goal of NASA's Kepler Mission: to find extrasolar planets through the transit method. The model uses legos to represent the planet system, a light to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This simple and engaging astronomy activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model. Learners will explore what cosmic radiation is and where...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    This fun hands-on astronomy activity lets learners use star maps (included) to find constellations and to identify stars with extrasolar planets (Northern Hemisphere only, naked eye). Use this...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This hands-on astronomy activity lets learners hunt for different objects in the night sky that contribute to stellar and planetary formation, using a Treasure List. They will learn how stars and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

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