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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the real definition of "space." Learners use the online calculator to create an appropriate scale to use as a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners invent a convenient way for someone using crutches or a wheelchair to carry small personal items. Learners will experience some of the obstacles people...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners experience some of the challenges of "tele-operating" a robotic vehicle on another planet when they design and execute a series of commands to guide a human ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners construct box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Learners investigate whether or not long-legged people run faster than short-legged people. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to study the observation skills essential to scientific research. Learners work in groups and lead one blindfolded member of the group to a tree and other...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    This kinesthetic science demonstration introduces learners to four states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. In this activity, learners take on the roles as human atoms to demonstrate the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity (on pages 21-32 of PDF) has learners act out several classic brain teasers. Instead of moving checkers or pennies around on a table, learners play the role of the different pieces of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this simulation of synapses, learners act out communication at the neural level by behaving as pre-synaptic vesicles, neurotransmitters, post-synaptic receptors, secondary messengers and re...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Create airplanes from straws and geometric shapes. Test them out to see how far they can fly, or how accurately they can be aimed. All you need is a straw, two strips of paper, and some tape to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

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