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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners transform a strain of E. coli using green fluorescent protein from a bioluminescent jellies. This lab will help learners understand...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners will model the mechanical weathering and erosion of rocks in a stream or river. Learners put "stones" made of plaster of paris into a plastic container filled...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this lab, learners explore Koch's Postulates, the critical step used to prove that a particular microbe is the cause of a specific disease in a host organism (plant or animal). This is...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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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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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use restriction enzymes to cut up DNA from a virus called Bacteriophage λ, a process known as restriction digestion. After overnight...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation about the different causes of glacial melt. Groups of learners will design their own experiment using frozen "...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on pages 19-21 of the PDF) learners observe mold growing on potatoes. Preparation for this activity has to start a week before, to allow time for the mold to grow on the potatoes....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    This demonstration can be used to help learners visualize DNA by lysing (breaking open) bacterial cells on a slide and “stringing up” the DNA with a toothpick in less than one minute. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners work in groups to construct bridges using stale marshmallows and toothpicks. They build bridges inspired by various designs, and then test the strength of the bridge by weighting it down...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes