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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 36-39), learners make a model of a watershed out of paper, then run water down the mountain to simulate how rainfall and pollution affect watersheds. Learners are...

    $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 measure and calculate the amount of cubic feet various containers contain. Next, learners investigate cubic feet per second (cps), by carrying jugs in one second. This...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners will model the mechanical weathering and erosion of rocks in a stream or river. Learners put "stones" made of plaster of paris into a plastic container filled...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners race small boats, made of cork, balsa wood, popsicle sticks etc., to investigate the rate and direction of currents in a stream or creek. Learners will examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Park Service
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    In this online interactive, learners explore the various types of life that live in fresh water systems and how the presence of these organisms is an indication of the overall health of the water....

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF), learners will measure the rate at which water streams out of a leaky cup. Learners mark the side of the cup every 10 seconds while water streams out of a hole at...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners use aluminum trays and wooden blocks to form stream tables to investigate river formations in two different landscape scenarios. Learners compare and contrast how the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In this fun and in depth hands-on experiment, learners test various liquid samples (distilled water, lemon juice, vinegar, and baking soda mixed with water) to determine their pH levels and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners explore an aquatic site such as a pond, lake, stream, river or seashore to find and investigate plants and animals that live in water. Learners use dip...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    Learners take a field trip along a local body of water and conduct a visual survey to discover information about local land use and water quality. Learners document their findings by mapping and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours