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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    How does a green roof, or roof covered by plants, affect the temperature of the inside and outside of a building? Learners design and build houses to find out the answer. In doing so, they need to...

    Ages 11 - 14
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners create a biosphere in a baggie. Learners add soil, seeds and a little water in a ziplock bag, tape the bag to a sunny window and observe a microcosm of the water cycle ...

    Ages 4 - 11
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, sunny day activity, learners experiment with paper leaf models to discover how some desert plants conserve water. Learners explore adaptations of various desert plants such as waxy...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen from one flower to another. Background information discusses bees and other...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners make a miniature greenhouse or "terrarium" to explore the greenhouse effect. Learners will first construct their model greenhouse using a clear, tall airtight...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Did you know that the water we use today is the same water found on Earth millions of years ago? The Earth constantly uses and recycles water in a process called the water cycle. In this lesson,...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    4-H
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    In this two-part activity about the connection between the lupine plant and butterflies, learners first read "Miss Rumphius," a storybook about lupine by Barbara Cooney. Then learners...

    Ages 8 - 11