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    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
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    In this two-part activity, learners compare and contrast a variety of life cycles to better understand different organisms and how they develop. Learners arrange and label photos of their family...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use thin layer chromatography to determine the molecular composition of different markers. First, they use pure rubbing alcohol as the liquid phase, then...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this experience, learners use the internet to research physical details about Chihuly's Fireworks of Glass "Tower" and "Ceiling" and consider the decisions Chihuly had...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build unique yo-yos, which spin round and round without moving up and down. Learners can construct their yo-yos out of wood using a saw and drill or more simply, out of a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this craft-based activity, learners make DNA sequence bracelets that carry the code of an organism such as a human, trout, chimpanzee or butterfly. This activity reinforces the principle of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math lesson, each learner constructs a tetrahedron and describes the linear dimensions, area and volume using non‑traditional units of measure. Four tetrahedra are combined to form a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners construct three optical illusion toys to examine how our brains play tricks on what we see. Learners use simple materials to build a Circle Spinner, Thaumatrope, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials and basic tools to construct a special toy to explore pendulums. As the head of the toy bobs one way, the eyeballs bob the other way. This lesson...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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