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    New England Aquarium
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    In this quick activity, learners explore how blubber protects animals from the cold by making a "blubber mitt." Using cooking shortening, two zip-top sandwich bags, and duct tape,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe how salinity affects the freezing point of water by making and enjoying ice cream. Pairs of learners will combine ingredients in a plastic bag and then add...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how salt water freezes in comparison to fresh water. Use this experiment to consider how pond animals survive cold winters in comparison to animals that live in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor game, learners play the roles of gray or red squirrels gathering and storing a supply of food in "fall" and recovering enough of them to survive the "winter."...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, winter activity, learners find living green plants under the snow and determine the light and temperature conditions around the plants. Then, they find out how the snow layer...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor winter activity, learners search for and create hibernation sites that will protect gelatin "animals" from freezing. Learners come to understand that hibernating animals...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore liquid crystal thermometers to observe how heat flows by conduction, convection, radiation, and evaporation. This resource includes five mini-explorations in...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 6 of the PDF), learners plot the path of the sun's apparent movement across the sky on two days, with the second day occurring two or three months after the first....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days