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    In this activity, learners conduct a scientific investigation involving decomposition and discover that the life cycle of trash is affected by its organic or inorganic nature. Learners develop...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    In this activity, learners practice the steps involved in a scientific investigation while learning why ice formations on land (not those on water) will cause a rise in sea level upon melting. This...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners use a model for how fishing affects marine life populations, and will construct explanations for one of the reasons why fish populations are declining. Learners also...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners visualize the differences in water density and relate this to the potential consequences of increased glacial melting. This activity can be conducted as a demonstration...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this inquiry-based activity, learners investigate the basic forces of flight as they construct their own paper glider that represents a rainforest creature from Borneo (large, tropical island in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the food, water, and space needs of common livestock animals. Using math and problem solving skills, they will learn how many animals can live on their...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this lesson, learners will practice graphing and statistically analyzing data. In the first part of the lesson, they will survey items in their homes that use energy; a worksheet is given to...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this lesson, learners will understand the concepts behind endangered and extinct animals and develop their own conservation plan to save three endangered species. Each group or pair of learners...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will examine various world data maps to combine the information and predict which areas could be tropical rainforests. This will help learners discover how living and non...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This lesson plan revolves around studying the speciation of the Galápagos mockingbirds, which are on display at the California Academy of Sciences. It works well as a pre-visit activity and post...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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