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    University of Illinois Extension
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    In this activity, learners investigate soil conditions by creating a soil map. Learners record soil characteristics and compare the conditions of soil in different grid sections. Use this activity...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners examine the different materials gardeners add to their soil, and discuss how these materials are important for plant growth. Learners explore how to build a sustainable...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    How does a green roof, or roof covered by plants, affect the temperature of the inside and outside of a building? Learners design and build houses to find out the answer. In doing so, they need to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine conditions that either help or hinder the decomposition of carrots by soil microbes. They place carrots in plastic bags filled with soil (with or...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners stain fabrics--on purpose! Learners explore the art of natural dyeing by using dyes and substrates that are both derived from plant or animal sources as well as mordant...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity, learners identify the reproductive parts of plants and the animal (bee) structures involved in pollination. Learners then use this information to role play or act out the process...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity, learners learn about the adaptations that flowers have developed which support pollination. Learners also list their personal preferences (i.e. favorite color, food) and a partner...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this fun gardening activity, learners discover their soil type. There are three basic soil types: sand, silt, and clay. Using only a jar, water and a bit of water softener, learners will sort...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this online activity, learners find out whether they are smart enough to survive as a plant. Plants Learners make decisions about how a plant should grow, and find out whether they survive or...

    free Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners put on their naturalist hats and explore the world around them. This activity challenges learners to take a close look at local habitats, determine if area animals have...

    free Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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