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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity about camouflage, learners create a model that shows how a flounder is able to blend into a variety of environments. Learners will also explore predator/prey behavior, other sea...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how the shapes, sizes, and distances of land masses appear differently on two different models of Earth: an icosahedron and a flat map. First, learners find the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners work in groups to construct bridges using stale marshmallows and toothpicks. They build bridges inspired by various designs, and then test the strength of the bridge by weighting it down...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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    This activity uses LEGO® bricks to represent atoms bonding into molecules and crystals. The lesson plan is for a 2.5 hour workshop (or four 45-minute classes). There is a "wet lab"...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners use marshmallows and gum drops to construct seven models of molecules. Learners classify (solid, liquid or gas) and draw diagrams of the molecules. Learners can also...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a boat that can hold 25 pennies (or 15 one inch metal washers) for at least ten seconds before sinking. This competitive, hands-on activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners make models representing bones on Earth and bones that have been in space. They discover what happens to bones without proper exercise and nutrition. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners explore the relative sizes and distances of objects in the solar system. Without being informed of the expected product, learners will make a Play-doh model of the Earth...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about living things and gravity (page 5 of PDF), learners design and build an exoskeleton or an endoskeleton for an animal of their own invention. Learners consider their animal&...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity about human anatomy (page 16 of PDF), learners construct a model arm and discover how muscles and bones work together to achieve efficient movement. Learners will use rulers, a...

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

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