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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...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design a planktonic organism that will neither float like a cork nor sink like a stone. They are given pictures of planktonic organisms and simple...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    This activity provides a hands-on experience with a scale model, a relatively high viscosity fluid, and feeding behaviors. Learners attempt to capture "food" (a lentil) with a feeding...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    This activity focuses on interactions within Earth systems and the effects of human activities. In this activity learners build a biomass pyramid. This game shows how factors affecting lower...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this two-part activity, learners investigate buoyancy, density and surface area as well as biodiversity and the relationship between the structure and function of organisms. In part one,...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this activity, learners model, on a human-sized board game, how changes in water temperature may affect fish distributions and, ultimately, fisheries. This lesson focuses on how climate change...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    In this four-part activity, learners will discover the exciting world of light--the most important form of energy in our world--and be able to identify and describe different types of light....

    Ages 11 - 14
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    In this activity, learners will create a diagram of the ocean zones and determine what organisms live in each zone. Learners will draw the appropriate scale to demark meters (and conversion to feet...

    Ages 4 - 18

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