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    The purpose of this plant biotechnology activity is to demonstrate the effect of changes in the environment on the growth and fertility of landscape grasses and crop grasses such as wheat and rice....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners count and measure kidney beans to explore natural selection and variation. Learners measure the length of 50-100 beans. Then they graph and analyze the data including...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection through data collection and pattern recognition. In this scenario, learners use M&...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection by encouraging them to formulate questions that can be answered through scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this simulation, learners become birds different beak types. Learners use various tools to represent beaks to pick up seeds and place them in a petri dish. After completing the activity and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In order to examine the random nature of mutations and natural selection, learners "breed" clutches of Egyptian Origami Birds (Avis papyrus) using random number generators (dice and coins...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners are divided into teams. Half the team works as "collectors" and the other half works as "curators." Collectors go outside and search for various...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
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    In this two-part activity, learners compare and contrast a variety of life cycles to better understand different organisms and how they develop. Learners arrange and label photos of their family...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    This lesson plan revolves around studying the speciation of the Galápagos mockingbirds, which are on display at the California Academy of Sciences. It works well as a pre-visit activity and post...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity models the mass coral spawning event that takes place at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary every August. The result is like a snow globe in which the “snow” floats up...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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