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Visitors line up by size in Get in Order - large size powers of 10 cards featuring a pea plant card

Exploring Size - Powers of Ten Game

In this activity, learners compete to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.
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Facilitator in a black Y2K shirt introducing the presentation

Flying Cars

In this stage presentation, learners explore how people's predictions of future technology change throughout time.
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Image showing an illustration of a Mars rover

Is That Robot Real? children's book and poster

Book, graphics panels, and evaluation report on fact and fiction around robots.
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Faciltator at a table holding aerogel in the palm of her hand

Aerogel

In this activity, learners see and interact with the nanomaterial aerogel and discover its unique properties.
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Facilitator and Learner use a block with a rover image to transport astronauts

Exploring the Solar System: Story Blocks

Every space mission has a story. In this activity, learners use blocks to tell a creative story about planning a space mission to explore the Moon together.
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The near side of the Moon, as seen by the cameras aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University, 2017)

Exploring the Solar System: Observe the Moon

In this activity, we can look up from Earth and see the Moon with our own eyes. We can observe the Moon in even greater detail by using tools, like binoculars, telescopes, and NASA spacecraft.
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Girl using paint in nebula spin art activity

Exploring the Universe: Nebula Spin Art

In this activity, learners create their own colorful model nebula using paint and a spinner.
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Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition Birdseye view of visitors interacting with exhibits

Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition Host Resources

An interactive exhibition designed to engage museum visitors in Earth and space science. Host resources include educator guide, technical manual, promotional materials, logos, signage, and ways add on to the exhibition.
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Blue logo for online workshop recordings

Online Workshop Recording: Museum Community Partnerships - Part 3: Working with the Solar System Ambassadors and Night Sky Network

Online professional development workshop recording (2018).
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A family looks at an image through a blue filter

Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light

In this activity, learners discover how colored filters can help reveal more about an image and we can use light and filters to learn more about an object.
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