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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this goopy activity, learners will model glacial movement with “gak,” a white glue and liquid starch mixture. Each fist-sized gob of gak represents a year’s worth of snow, accumulating to form a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discover that the Moon, like Earth, is made up of layers of different materials. Learners work in teams to make models of the interiors of the Moon and Earth. Common food...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this demonstration, learners discover that nanoparticles behave differently, in part because they have a high surface area to volume ratio. Learners learn that smaller particles have a much...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners explore how the application of nano-sized particles or coatings can change a bigger material’s properties. Learners investigate the hydrophobic properties of plants, nano...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design, build and test a birdhouse that will stay cool in the sun. Learners investigate concepts such as energy efficiency, properties of light, and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe different paper samples under ordinary room light and under a black light to learn some of the chemical differences between different types of paper. They also learn that some...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore computer programming and the impact of computers on society. Learners build and test a program to turn a light on and off using an Arduino board. They connect the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this environmental science activity (page 3 of the PDF), leaners will identify and explain the causes of erosion. They will observe the effects of erosion on the surrounding area and further...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a windmill to harness the power of wind. Learners act as design engineers, focusing on the testing and redesign parts of the...

    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 activity, learners turn the fun of feeding wild birds into an investigation of bird behavior. Learners feed pigeons, ducks, jays, sparrows or sea gulls, exploring which kinds of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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