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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners investigate balance and symmetry by designing a symmetrical butterfly, using a paper cutout. Then they use pennies symmetrically placed to balance the butterfly on the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners discover how to rotate a flat shape into the third dimension. Learners draw and cut out a shape that has at least one straight edge on an index card. Learners use this...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    Learners will compare the growth rate and appearance of crystals forming on small rocks to those growing on miscellaneous objects. Learners will also investigate how temperature (warm vs. cool room...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create virus models, including nucleic acid and proteins, using simple materials. This resource includes information about virus structure and gene therapy.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) has learners create models of butterfly wings. They are given pre-cut butterfly-shaped construction paper, tempera paint and eyedroppers, and they create...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use pattern blocks and mirrors to explore symmetry. Learners work in pairs and build mirror images of each other's designs. In doing so, learners will examine...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their breathing and pulse rates, and learn how these measurements are affected by physical activity. There are three parts to this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners play a game and use pattern blocks to explore mirror images and reflection. First, learners play the mirror game and try to follow everything the "leader" does...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this art/science/math activity, young learners are introduced to the concept of symmetry in nature. Learners paint spots on one wing of a ladybug line drawing provided in the PDF, then fold...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about endoskeletons (page 8 of PDF), learners observe, compare and contrast different kinds of chicken bones, and relate their chicken bone observations to human bones. The bones...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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