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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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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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    NOAA
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    In this activity, groups of learners work together to create edible models of chemicals involved in autotrophic nutrition. Learners use candy to represent elements involved in the chemical...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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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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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners make slides of onion cells and their own cheek cells. Use this lab to teach learners how to prepare microscope slides and use a microscope. Learners will also identify...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners extract DNA from wheat germ. Use this activity to introduce learners to DNA, biotechnology and genetic engineering. This activity is featured on pp.21-22 (part of a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners use a microscope to examine three different microbes: bacteria, yeast and paramecia. Educator will need to prepare the yeast solution one day before the activity. This...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, and then translate it into a protein. This activity requires learners to have already constructed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners apply the concepts of pixilation and pointillism to the world of biomedical science. They learn how DNA microarrays and supercomputers help in disease detection by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this four-part activity, learners explore how the body works and the chemistry that happens inside living things. In the first activity about molecule receptors, learners use their sense of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate the olfactory system by conducting several experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to detect an odor decreases with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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