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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor game, learners role play populations linked in a food chain. The resource suggests a chain with plant, grasshopper, frog, and hawk, but other food chains can be role-played, for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math lesson, learners search for hidden ducks in the room without collecting the ducks and design their own method for keeping track of what they find. Discussion follows to compare methods...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this set of outdoor games, learners increase their awareness of the outdoor environment by going on a scavenger hunt and an out-of-place hunt. In the first game, learners hunt for things like...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor game, learners simulate a herd of deer trying to survive in an area called the "home range." Learners explore the concept of "carrying capacity"—what size...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity and game, learners collect and sort leaf samples to determine how many types of plants grow in the activity site. Learners are introduced to the concept of "species...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor game, learners play the roles of gray or red squirrels gathering and storing a supply of food in "fall" and recovering enough of them to survive the "winter."...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity and fun race, learners first find the most common type of tree in a forest site. Learners use a "transect," a kind of sampling technique, to estimate the number...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor game, learners role play predator and prey to explore the importance of keen hearing and silent stalking skills in the animal world. In the wild, real predators and prey must move...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
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    Use the Zoo Calendar (page 1 of PDF) to involve learners in interdisciplinary, whole language, and writing activities about ecological concepts. Each 30-45 minute activity emphasizes the concept of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this outdoor activity and observation game, learners hunt for a variety of textures, colors, odors and evidence of organisms in the activity site. The activity can be done with same age or mixed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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