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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design a planktonic organism that will neither float like a cork nor sink like a stone. They are given pictures of planktonic organisms and simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    This activity provides a hands-on experience with a scale model, a relatively high viscosity fluid, and feeding behaviors. Learners attempt to capture "food" (a lentil) with a feeding...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners take measurements and create charts to learn about the size of dinosaurs and their relative scale to humans. In addition, learners discover how scientists estimate the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.5-6 of PDF), learners investigate natural selection. Learners discover that natural selection, which takes place over decades, can lead to altered populations within a species....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, learners make their own bug boxes and test the habitat preference of selected "minibeasts" (bugs). Activity is broken down into two sessions because the boxes are fixed...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    4-H
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    In this outdoor activity, learners work in pairs using their senses—especially touch—to learn more about individual trees. After reading and discussing Shel Silverstein's storybook "The...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    4-H
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    In this indoor and outdoor activity, learners discover that insects grow and develop as do all living things, going through a process known as complete metamorphosis. First, learners read the book ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this environmental science activity about biodiversity, learners play a game to discover the effects of non-native species on an ecosystem. This active game is played outdoors in an open field...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners create a cool floating animal using the science of magnetism. Learners discover what happens when a piece of magnetic metal enters a magnet's field. Learners also...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a bird that flies in place with help from a motor, wire, and some straws. This engineering activity introduces learners to circuits and motors, automata, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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