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    In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity from Episode 107: My Shrinking Shoes, learners observe how plants change as they grow. Learners examine the effects of growth by measuring and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this environmental science activity, learners research what is essential for plant life and the necessary components of soil to support plants. Then, learners plan, design and build compost bins...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners model estuaries, artificially enriching both fresh and salt water samples with different amounts of nutrients and observing the growth of algae over several weeks....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this 7-10 day investigation, learners develop an understanding of waves and tides and their motion through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on activities. Learners demonstrate wave motion in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners gain a better understanding of how household/school waste breaks down in a landfill. Learners collect trash and then create miniature landfills in 2-liter bottles....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this math lesson, learners record and graph plant growth and interpret data. Learners plant seeds, and once the seeds sprout, record the change in height of the plants for several days. They...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this food science activity, learners conduct an experiment that demonstrates the importance of light to plants. This 1-2 week activity allows learners to learn about the needs of plants and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Educational Development Center, Inc.
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    In this indepth hands-on activity, learners build a structure that allows them to observe the growth of roots and the correlation between root growth and stem extension. Because no dirt is used in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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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 use simple items to construct a device for indicating air pressure changes. Learners build aneroid barometers (also known as "dry" barometers) and record the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks

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