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    This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection through data collection and pattern recognition. In this scenario, learners use M&...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how genetic switches function and the role of genetic switches in the process of evolution. To make these concepts less abstract and more understandable, learners...

    Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this interactive activity, learners analyze seashells to explore phylogeny and evolution. Learners identify similar and dissimilar seashells to create a phylogenetic tree. The Teacher Guide...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use microarray technology to determine which genes are turned on and off at various points in the differentiation of pluripotent stem cells on their way to becoming...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection by encouraging them to formulate questions that can be answered through scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this experiment with planaria (a type of flatworm), learners will investigate the capability of different body sections to regenerate. When a planaria’s head is cut off, the remaining tail...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    This mirror-tracing activity related to proprioception is a visual and motor test that involves learning a new motor skill. The task requires learners to move a pencil to trace the diagram of a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    This game uses a modified Uno deck to review concepts related to stem cell research and diabetes. Specifically, it covers material in the "Pulse-Chase Primer," "Pancreatic Beta Cells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a plastic emergence chamber (or use purchased "mini mosquito breeder") to observe and analyze the mosquito life cycle. Learners record daily observations...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners simulate taking HIV antiretroviral drugs by using Tic Tac mints and Kool-Aid packets. Learners will experience firsthand how easy or difficult it is to fully adhere to a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks