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    In this activity (on pages 16-21), learners get a sense of geological time by understanding how big a million is. Part One of the activity is the "Million Appreciation Lesson," which puts...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on pages 24-29) combines science and art to introduce learners to how different animal pollinators spread pollen from one plant to another, and how certain shapes, colors, and smells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their own vital lung capacities. Learners use milk jugs, plastic tubing, water, and a plastic tub to build a Lungometer, a device to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on pages 13-18) has learners build a model tree and then figure out how to make their tree stand up by itself. This illustrates how the tall rain forest trees adapt to support a huge...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners explore how passive solar design increases energy efficiency. Learners test paperboard models of different building designs to discover how the design...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This marine biology activity (on pages 11-17) introduces learners to kelp (seaweed) forests that grow in the ocean and are home to many species of sea animals. Learners construct a forest make of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners compare and contrast their own skin (including the area covered) with that of an orange. This activity helps learners understand that skin is a vital part of the body and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF (Plants—The Green Machines), learners use chromatography to separate and identify pigments within various leaves. Learners soak leaf pieces in warmed rubbing...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours