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    Using recycled materials, learners will design a transportation vehicle to carry an egg in an egg toss (a rudimentary model of a shock absorbent transport vessel). Learners will consider how their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners create models of erosion and floods and learn to recognize both in their environment. Using sand, wax paper, and water, learners observe the processes of erosion and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use sand and ice cubes to create a model of permafrost and the effects of the ice melting through the surface. Permafrost is an underground layer of soil, rock and water...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this cooperative game, learners devise strategies about sharing a small space with each other. Similar to musical chairs, this game has players sharing a smaller and smaller number of "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Using toothpicks, straws, or tubes of rolled up newspaper, learners create 3-dimensional models to illustrate the basic structure and function of the cell membrane, and place an object inside to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    An outdoor scavenger hunt helps learners consider the theme of "What Is Life?" Learners explore what living organisms are, including how organisms meet basic needs of food, shelter and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    By participating in a seed scavenger hunt, learners examine many adaptations of seeds, including how many seeds a plant makes, how those seeds travel to new locations, and what protects them from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a model of a self-sustaining habitat (growing grass and beans from seeds). They come to understand the natural conditions which promote plant, animal and human...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days

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