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25 minutes, $1.50 per person


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Animal Adaptations 
Grades K – 3
75 students
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Investigate the world’s habitats and the amazing creatures that populate all parts of our planet. Discover how animals adapt to compete and survive in some of the harshest places on Earth and in your own back yard!
Interdependence: Standard 2, Flow of Matter and Energy: Standard 3
Biodiversity and Change: Standard 5

Bone-A-Fied Facts
Grades K-4   
75 students
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Why do we have bones? What are bones made of and how do they fit together? The answers to these questions and many others await you in this engaging exploration of the human skeletal system. Sponsored by the HCA Foundation
Cells: standard 1
 Anatomy and physiology 5.0

Living in Space
Grades 1-4   
75 students 
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Discover how living in space differs from living on Earth. Learn how astronauts work, eat, sleep, wash up, and the number one most often asked question about living in space: how they go to the bathroom!
Motion: standard 11
Forces in nature: standard 12


Magnets to Motors
Grades 2-8   
75 students
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Demonstrations with magnets and electromagnetic forces include a 3-D magnetic field view box, alnico magnets, powerful neodymium magnets, and ASC's six-foot, giant motor. See how electricity can be used to make an electromagnet and how a magnet can be used to generate electricity.
Matter: standard 9
Forces in nature: standard 12
 

Simply Machines
Grades 1-3   
75 students
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Use a force to move an object across a distance, that's work in science! Push or pull with simple machines to make your work easier.
Matter: standard 9
Motion: standard 11

Weather Wonders

Grades1-4   
75 students
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From the liquid to the gas, observe what happens when water, air, and the Sun's heat combine to make weather. Explore how clouds form, why tornadoes become powerful, when to look for a rainbow, and why it's not a good idea to stand close to a window during a thunderstorm.
The atmosphere: standard 8,
Forces in nature: standard 12

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