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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners build penetrometers to test leaf toughness. Biologists measure leaf toughness to study the feeding preferences of insects and bugs.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Over the course of several days, learners explore the property of water that helps plants move water from roots to leaves or gives paper towels the capacity to soak up water. Learners will observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    How does a green roof, or roof covered by plants, affect the temperature of the inside and outside of a building? Learners design and build houses to find out the answer. In doing so, they need to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Michigan Reach Out!
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    In this activity, learners find out what happens when they cover leaves with pieces of black construction paper. This activity shows learners that plants need sunlight to survive. Use this activity...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about daily rhythms (on page 17 of the PDF), learners will explore circadian patterns in humans, animals and plants. They will observe that some behaviors and functions of living...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (on page 12 of the PDF), learners make a sundial (shadow clock) appropriate for their geographic location in the northern hemisphere and use it to tell time. This is an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    4-H
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    In this plant science activity, learners role play as vegetables and weeds competing for nutrients. The object of the game is for the weeds and vegetables to gather as many colored squares as they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners explore patterns and sequences as they observe fictional plant growth.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this biology/ecology activity, learners construct a terrarium out of a tennis ball container. This terrarium is unique because it never has to be watered. Learners will enjoy watching their...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks

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