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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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    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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    This is an activity about acid-base reactions using eggs and vinegar. Learners place eggs inside a container of vinegar and leave to soak overnight. The calcium carbonate of the shell reacts with...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    This activity uses Jell-O(R) to introduce learners to microfluidics, the flow of fluids through microscopic channels. Using wooden coffee stirrers, learners create patterns to be cast in Jell-O(R),...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will explore globes of frozen water to learn how to ask and then answer 'investigable' questions. The activity includes four short online videos: Introduction,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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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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