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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    In this environmental science and data analysis activity, learners work in groups to track a Dead Zone (decreased dissolved oxygen content of a body of water) using water quality data from the...

    free Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In the wild, small crustaceans known as brine shrimp live in marine habitats such as saltwater lakes. In this activity, learners create a saltwater or marine ecosystem that becomes an experimental...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this activity, learners explore how genetic switches function and the role of genetic switches in the process of evolution. To make these concepts less abstract and more understandable, learners...

    Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    In this simulation, learners model two elephant seal populations and how they change over time. Learners start with cards representing a variety of seals. Each generation, some seals survive to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners imagine they are paleontologists in Florida, where they find (remove from envelope) paper "fossils" of some unknown creature, only a few at a time. Each time, they attempt to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this activity is to design, build and test a house or toy for an animal. Learners will research a particular animal and design a house or toy that will encourage that animal's...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this two-part activity, learners investigate buoyancy, density and surface area as well as biodiversity and the relationship between the structure and function of organisms. In part one,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this movement and measurement activity, learners jump as far as they can three times, and compare their longest jump to the longest jump of their friends, classmates and/or family members....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this experiment with planaria (a type of flatworm), learners will investigate the capability of different body sections to regenerate. When a planaria’s head is cut off, the remaining tail...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks

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