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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners test how cornstarch and glitter in water move when disturbed. Learners compare their observations with videos of Jupiter's and Earth's storm movements. This...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners find the swollen bumps known as "galls" on various plants and get a closeup look at the parasitic animals living inside. Galls form on various plants...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners compare the ways of life of Plains Native Americans who hunted and moved frequently to follow the buffalo herds, and Native Americans who farmed and lived in more...

    Ages 4 - 11
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    Ages 4 - 8
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate how wind can create surface currents and how waves move. Learners also discover how wind can affect oil spills.

    Ages 8 - 11
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    Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
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    In this activity, learners pretend that they are orcas and search for their "pods" using Morse code. As orcas use squeaks to communicate and keep track of each other, the learners will do...

    Ages 8 - 11
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    Monterey Bay Aquarium
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    In this activity (see "At Home" section of webpage), learners play bingo to learn about the diversity of birds. This game includes a warm-up lesson and "Full Flight" version. In...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Learners work in teams to investigate how scientists use physical characteristics to classify living things. First, learners examine drawings of a variety of leaves from different species of oak...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, ocean-side activity, learners investigate the distribution of organisms in the upper region of the intertidal zone. Many coastal animals survive long exposures to air, high...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this lesson that includes hands-on activities and demonstrations, learners discover that it is the tilt of the Earth's axis (not its proximity to the sun) that causes the seasons. Learners...

    Ages 11 - 14

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