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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this multi-faceted game (on pages 25-35), learners recreate what happens to creatures in the Brazilian rain forest as they grow from egg to adult—especially those that use fallen, empty Brazil...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is a tape and glue activity in which learners make binoculars that they can decorate and then use to go bird watching. The suggested questions encourage learners to share their knowledge,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners examine a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics the behavior of the gecko foot. The process is called "nanomolding." Also described in...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    Using zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), elodea and an indicator dye, learners study the role of light in photosynthesis. A segment of the carbon cycle will be studied by setting up a closed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    National Health Museum
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    This is an outdoor activity designed to demonstrate evolution of feeding behavior in flocking, schooling or herding animals that maximizes allocation of food resources and enhances survival....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    In this activity, learners will discover how the thin layers of amphibians' skin allow water and other chemicals to pass through it. Learners will also discover how different body coverings...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners make a model of a pollution spill that occurred at Bangs Lake in Mississippi and measure water quality parameters in their model. Learners then study the actual spill,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    My Science Box
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    What does it mean to be alive? Is a cactus alive? Is a seed alive? Is the air we breathe alive? What are the necessary characteristics? To hook learners into the question, they are introduced to ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    My Science Box
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    In this classic activity, learners investigate natural selection by becoming birds foraging for food on an island. The prey (beans) vary in their coloration such that some blend into the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe fly behavior and then build a flytrap. They make more observations, compare the effectiveness of different traps, and modify their traps to increase their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours

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