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    In this experiment using sprigs of Elodea, learners will observe a natural process that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from Earth's atmosphere. This process is a part of the carbon cycle and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Ivy Rutzky, a scientific assistant at the American Museum of Natural History, introduces an activity where learners create a scientific illustration of a monarch butterfly. Learners will discover...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners construct a bird feeder from re-used materials. After hanging their feeder, they keep a journal about what birds visit the feeder. Learners will discover the diversity of their local bird...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners listen to a story about a made-up endangered species--a flying frog! Learners print out six story pages and then draw the pictures and write the captions. Use this...

    free Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this game, learners each represent a different organism in an environment. They build a web during the activity, and discover how all the players in an ecosystem depend on each other. As they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners start their own field journal to better understand the wildlife in their area. Learners select an animal to observe, record observations about the animal's...

    free Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the gait of horses by constructing flipbooks with British photographer Eadweard Muybridge's famous photographs. Learners print out three flipbooks that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners work in pairs to create two gloves -- one that contains a layer of shortening (blubber) inside, and one that doesn't. By putting both glove-covered hands in a...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about camouflage, learners create a model that shows how a flounder is able to blend into a variety of environments. Learners will also explore predator/prey behavior, other sea...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Educator Amy O'Donnell from the American Museum of Natural History guides learners to create a diorama of a coral reef. Learners will use craft skills to transform household materials into...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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