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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Learners create a model of a wetland to observe how it absorbs and filters water from the environment. In part 1, learners make it "rain" on their wetland model and compare their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 34-39), learners make a fairly detailed model of DNA using licorice and gumdrops. The sugar and phosphate backbone of DNA is represented by alternating red and black...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this activity (page 4 of the pdf), learners build a model of a tide pool, using chicken wire, paper mache, and other craft materials. Then learners work independently, researching what lives in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can use it to organize an interactive model for learning the classification system (taxonomy) of living things. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this version of tag, a large group of learners model how the body fights infection. Learners act as germs, as lymphocytes, and as the body's cells threatened by germs. After playing one...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can use it to investigate how, in a one-celled organism such as a bacterium, the division of cells increases the number of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about human anatomy (page 16 of PDF), learners construct a model arm and discover how muscles and bones work together to achieve efficient movement. Learners will use rulers, a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners will measure their lung capacity by making their own spirometer. Learners will then explore factors that affect the amount of air the lungs can hold. Useful information...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this physical activity, groups of learners act as blood cells traveling through the circulatory system. They model picking up oxygen at the lungs, traveling through the heart, and delivering...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    This creative lesson plan provides a visual way for learners to gain knowledge about the finite amount of fresh water on Earth and encourages the discussion of the various ways to conserve this...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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