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    An outdoor scavenger hunt helps learners consider the theme of "What Is Life?" Learners explore what living organisms are, including how organisms meet basic needs of food, shelter and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this outdoor, warm weather activity, learners use sweepnets to search a grassy area such as a large lawn or field, collecting small animals to find as many different kinds of animals as possible...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this simulation of synapses, learners act out communication at the neural level by behaving as pre-synaptic vesicles, neurotransmitters, post-synaptic receptors, secondary messengers and re...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    By participating in a seed scavenger hunt, learners examine many adaptations of seeds, including how many seeds a plant makes, how those seeds travel to new locations, and what protects them from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into using indicator species to assess the health of an environment. Groups of learners will collect as many frogs as they can...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this two-part outdoor activity, learners conduct a population census of squirting clams on a beach or mudflat, and investigate the clams' natural history. During the Clam Hooping activity,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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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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    In this outdoor activity, learners dig for and collect isopods (sometimes known as "roly-poly bugs" or "potato bugs" and other names). Learners have fun discovering that there...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity includes several games about animal sounds. Using their sense of hearing and communicating with various kinds of noisemakers, learners role-play predator and prey. They explore what...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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