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    This is a comprehensive lesson plan for a group cleanup trip to a local beach, lake or stream. Learners keep track of the types and amounts of trash picked up and analyze this information. As a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In this experiment, learners examine the way oil affects bird feathers and test different cleanup methods to find out which works best. Learners answer questions throughout the investigation,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners will investigate the release of carbon-containing gas from living and nonliving sources. Learners scratch the surface of a limestone rock and observe what happens when...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (Lesson 1), learners work in groups to create tide simulations. Learners develop a testing procedure, detail their work in a Laboratory Report, illustrate their simulation and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the area of Arctic sea ice has changed over recent years. First, learners graph the area of Arctic sea ice over time from 1979 to 2007. Then, learners use...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners examine and simulate wildlife entanglement by experiencing what it might be like to be a marine animal trapped in debris. Learners wrap rubber bands around their fingers...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners working in pairs saturate a cotton ball using water drops from an eyedropper to demonstrate the high water capacity of clouds. Learners also compare their estimates to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners graph 48 hourly air temperatures from a local weather observation site and observe the diurnal temperature variations. Learners visit the National Weather Service website...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners determine the location of cold and warm fronts on weather plot maps. Learners use colored pencils to mark up and analyze surface pressure, air...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will measure the length of a shadow and use the distance from the equator to calculate the circumference of the earth. Note: This experiment can only be done at solar...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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