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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is an online simulation of how sound changes due to environment. How does place--like a cave, a pier, or a forest--affect certain sounds? Move the sound pieces around and change the location...

    free Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this quick activity, learners explore how blubber protects animals from the cold by making a "blubber mitt." Using cooking shortening, two zip-top sandwich bags, and duct tape,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this activity about sea otters, learners make their own "otter whiskers" and use them to find objects underwater. Using simple materials, learners construct "whiskers" and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners can manipulate the sounds by adjusting the knobs and tuning the...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this online Flash game, learners will explore a coral reef using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Faced with concerns that environments around the world might be undergoing rapid...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This online Flash game gets learners thinking like geneticists in order to breed a border collie puppy with select traits, including coat color, coat length, and ear length. Progressive levels of...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners drag the blocks that represent a sound to the tray to create a...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Smithsonian National Zoological Park
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    In this online activity, learners design a new giant panda habitat for Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. Learners must balance the needs of the pandas, visitors, and staff in order to create a hospitable...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this online activity, learners go out on a boat with Philip Hamilton, right whale researcher and manager of the Right Whale Catalog at the New England Aquarium, to learn how scientists identify...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Bryn Mawr College
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    In this online activity, learners discover how random variation influences biological evolution. Biological evolution is often thought of as a process by which adaptation is generated through...

    free Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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