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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners design devices that will catch prey or gather plants. After testing their devices, learners investigate the food-gathering adaptations of animals in their...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    By tossing, collecting, and sorting beanbags, learners understand how the IBEX spacecraft uses its sensors to detect and map the locations of particle types in the interstellar boundary. Learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into using indicator species to assess the health of an environment. Groups of learners will collect as many frogs as they can...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how a kite’s shape affects its performance. Groups of learners will select or construct kites of different shapes. Then,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this highly physical outdoor activity, learners construct and compare experimental trail sections to select the best trail-construction technique for their site. As they measure, evaluate and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on page 2 of the pdf) is a full inquiry investigation into how a hockey stick’s flex affects shooting power and accuracy. Groups of learners will gather hockey sticks with three...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor, night activity, learners track nocturnal animals' footprints, droppings and other signs of their presence. By setting out animal bait that has nontoxic, blacklight fluorescent...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    National Park Service
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    This detailed lesson plan for a field trip to Canyonlands National Park in Utah (page 32 of pdf) teaches students about the habitat of bighorn sheep. The trip, which includes a strenuous hike,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this outdoor activity, learners cut through and investigate rotten logs and then make log-profile puzzles for each other. Learners cut through the limb to expose a vertical profile, study the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners turn the fun of feeding wild birds into an investigation of bird behavior. Learners feed pigeons, ducks, jays, sparrows or sea gulls, exploring which kinds of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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