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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners design devices that will catch prey or gather plants. After testing their devices, learners investigate the food-gathering adaptations of animals in their...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor biology and math activity, learners estimate the size of a population of organisms too numerous to count. In a process similar to that used by real field biologists, learners count...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
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    In this activity, learners pretend that they are orcas and search for their "pods" using Morse code. As orcas use squeaks to communicate and keep track of each other, the learners will do...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into raising livestock. Groups of learners will each pick an animal they might like to raise, make a chart of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners role-play the part of lake inhabitants and the aquatic exotics who displace the native species. Props are used to help demonstrate how aquatic exotic species enter a lake...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    This is an activity about the adaptations that allow the Aye-aye to survive in its habitat. Learners will explore how the Aye-aye collects food and how this is influenced by their specialized...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 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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    NOAA
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    In this experiment, learners examine the way oil affects bird feathers and test different cleanup methods to find out which works best. Learners answer questions throughout the investigation,...

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

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