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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore the different salinities of various sources of water by taste-testing. Learners will taste water samples with the appropriate amount of salinity representing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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    In this activity, learners will be introduced to biomass gasification and will generate their own biomass gases. Learners generate these gases everyday on their own and find it quite amusing, but...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    BioEd
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    In this activity about combustion and energy, learners observe a burning candle in a sealed jar and the burning of white sugar. The first part of the activity (candle burning) should be conducted...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners use the Sun's energy to cook marshmallows. Learners construct the solar oven out of simple everyday materials. They experiment to see how the color of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how the added sugar in a can of soda affects its density and thus, its ability to float in water. Learners explore this phenomenon by testing if two cans of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners conduct a series of hands-on experiments that demonstrate how the working of plants' veins, known as capillary action, enables water to travel throughout the length...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners separate the components of Gatorade using a home-made affinity column. In doing so, learners model the basic principle of affinity chromatography, a technique used to...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore engineering package designs that meet the needs of safely shipping a product. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design a package using standard...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners review and discuss weathering, erosion and mass wasting, to gain a stronger understanding of how Hickory Run’s Boulder Field was formed after the Laurentide Continental...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners create a battery from fruit. This activity helps learners explore electricity, electrochemistry, and series circuits as well as the process of scientific inquiry....

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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