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    Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
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    In this activity, learners pretend that they are orcas and search for their "pods" using Morse code. As orcas use squeaks to communicate and keep track of each other, the learners will do...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In the wild, small crustaceans known as brine shrimp live in marine habitats such as saltwater lakes. In this activity, learners create a saltwater or marine ecosystem that becomes an experimental...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners participate in a simulated dig to discover fossilized dinosaur bones. Learners take notes, make a map and propose theories about dinosaurs. This can be used as a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    In this simulation, learners model two elephant seal populations and how they change over time. Learners start with cards representing a variety of seals. Each generation, some seals survive to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this multi-step experiment (page 4 of pdf), learners study tide pools, and then drop a "wave" (a 4-pound bag of beans or birdseed) on a shell to mimic the force of crashing surf on...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Minnesota Zoo
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    In this activity, some learners pretend to be wolves, while the other learners pretend to be the prey of the wolf. The goal of the simulation is to have the wolves work together to survive. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Minnesota Zoo
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    In this activity, learners will simulate the interactions between a predator population of gray wolves and a prey population of deer in a forest. After collecting the data, the learners plot the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    This hands-on experiment will provide learners with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Learners will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this simulation, learners become birds different beak types. Learners use various tools to represent beaks to pick up seeds and place them in a petri dish. After completing the activity and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    4-H
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    In this fun group activity involving music and movement, learners are introduced to the idea that many insects walk by using their legs to create "alternating triangles." Learners sing...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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