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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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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...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 18-29) learners explore the impact of the March 24, 1989 oil spill in Alaska caused by the Exxon Valdez tanker. First they use a map to track the movement of the spill...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Monarch Watch
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    As a long-term project, you can rear monarch butterflies at home or in a classroom. This article contains practical tips on successfully rearing monarchs, and ways in which you can increase your...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 1 to 12 months
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners explore how a surprising number of animals use human-made litter, such as cans and crumpled paper, to find food and shelter in their environment. Based on what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners conduct experiments to explore where dragonflies and damselflies perch or rest, and how the flies change behavior in reaction to other flies or fly...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and animal-role-play game, learners discover and uncover the hidden world of "cryptozoa"—organisms such as spiders, salamanders and slugs that live under objects,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor game, learners simulate a herd of deer trying to survive in an area called the "home range." Learners explore the concept of "carrying capacity"—what size...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and observation game, learners hunt for a variety of textures, colors, odors and evidence of organisms in the activity site. The activity can be done with same age or mixed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this hands-on activity, learners discover the similarities and differences between a vertebrate and invertebrate by dissecting a perch and a crawfish. This can be a very rich and time consuming ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners create handmade animal track stamps. Learners research animal tracks, draw the shapes on moleskin, and then stick the shapes onto blocks of wood to make stamps. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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