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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun hands-on astronomy activity uses a variety of simple props to help learners understand why they see what they see in a telescope. They will learn about how the eye works, how to use the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners create a star show and discover how they can prevent light pollution. Using simple materials, learners first design constellation boxes. Next, learners use their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners observe colors in the flame of a burning candle to explore connections between matter, light, color and temperature -- basic concepts of matter and energy. Then, learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    Through a series of simple body movements, learners gain insight into the relationship between time and astronomical motions of Earth (rotation about its axis, and orbit around the Sun), and also...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    National Park Service
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    In this online interactive, learners investigate "The Case of the Disappearing Dark Sky." Learners discover how human development leads to fewer visible stars as well as the effects of...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners investigate convection by using food coloring and water of different temperatures. Through this experiment, learners discover the effect of gravity, density, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity illustrates the value of supernovae in the universe. Learners discover that almost all chemical elements that make up the Earth and all its living...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This chocolate chip cookie recipe includes templates for baking night sky constellations of the season right on top! Two templates are included, one for 9pm mid-April, and one for 10pm mid-July....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the real definition of "space." Learners use the online calculator to create an appropriate scale to use as a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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