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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, nighttime activity, learners gather around a brightly lit, white surface and study the behavior of nocturnal animals attracted to the light, particularly night fliers. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics activity, learners create and decode a “DNA recipe” for a dog by randomly selecting strips of paper that represent DNA. Then, learners decode the DNA recipe to reveal the physical...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Colored beads in a bag are used to represent different types of microbes, with the bag itself representing the ocean. Working in groups, each learner randomly samples ten “microbes” from the “ocean...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this group activity, learners act out key stages of the "ocean carbon cycle" (also known as the "carbonate buffer system") through motions, rearranging blocks and team tasks....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this craft-based activity, learners make DNA sequence bracelets that carry the code of an organism such as a human, trout, chimpanzee or butterfly. This activity reinforces the principle of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity with several mini experiments, learners explore the chemistry that helps scientists learn about the environment and how they can help save it. Learners will determine if pollutants...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners compare frog eggs to chicken eggs to better understand why frog eggs need water. Learners compare a boiled chicken egg to "frog eggs" represented by boiled...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 4 to 24 hours

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