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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity related to microbes, learners create scale models of microorganisms and compare relative sizes of common bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa using metric measures: meters,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This marine biology activity (on pages 11-17) introduces learners to kelp (seaweed) forests that grow in the ocean and are home to many species of sea animals. Learners construct a forest make of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners make balloon models of disease-causing bacteria. This activity provides a fun and hands-on way of learning about the shape and structure of bacteria and also introduces...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners make a model of a beehive using simple materials. In the process, learners discover that honeybees build their hives using wax from their bodies, shaped into 6-sided...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners solidify their conceptualization of cells by building a model of a cell in a ziplock bag. The three-dimensional nature of cells comes to life as learners use everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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