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    TERC
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    An outdoor scavenger hunt helps learners consider the theme of "What Is Life?" Learners explore what living organisms are, including how organisms meet basic needs of food, shelter and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this laboratory exercise, learners will discover how many different plant hosts they can find that are infected by the same genus of a powdery mildew fungus, or how many different genera of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners capture and observe planaria, which are worms that eat tiny pond critters. Use this activity to discuss the diversity of life forms present in different habitats like...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this math activity, learners collect, organize, and analyze a set of data related to types of animals in the temperate forest. Learners make bar and circle graphs depicting the animals learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 7 days
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    This is an activity about discovering the colors and beauty of nature. Learners will spend time outdoors, matching paint chip samples, colored paper, or colors of clothing to those found in nature....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 10-17), learners discover how scientists study biodiversity and the health of the environment based on inspection of small areas—a process known as sampling. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Carleton College
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    In this activity, learners use Styrofoam to collect organisms from a pond, estuary or marine environment and then examine what they have caught with a microscope. The tiny spaces in Styrofoam...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    During this interactive "survival" game, students learn about the importance of camouflage and how it helps animals to blend into their surroundings, as either predator or prey. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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