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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds, ocean currents and other means. Learners make predictions about seeds'...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Illinois Extension
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    In this activity, learners investigate soil conditions by creating a soil map. Learners record soil characteristics and compare the conditions of soil in different grid sections. Use this activity...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners build penetrometers to test leaf toughness. Biologists measure leaf toughness to study the feeding preferences of insects and bugs.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners examine the effects that light and air have on green plants. Learners plant seeds in two containers and compare what happens when the containers are...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This reading and writing activity (on pages 2-9) teaches what plant parts should be avoided, how a person can get rid of toxins, symptoms of plant poisoning, and how plants create poisons to repel...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This guide outlines how to plant a garden even if you don't have a yard! It gives advice on how to prepare a container for plants and how to cultivate seedlings so they can grow enough to be...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners put on their naturalist hats and explore the world around them. This activity challenges learners to take a close look at local habitats, determine if area animals have...

    free Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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