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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design a planktonic organism that will neither float like a cork nor sink like a stone. They are given pictures of planktonic organisms and simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 38-43) has learners simulate the way scientists track and map the movement of otters in the wild using radio trackers. One learner plays the role of Sea Otter, and other...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this activity (page 2 of pdf), learners craft a model of a skate egg case and come to understand that cartilaginous fish such as sharks and shakes employ reproductive strategies that differ from...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 29-35), learners examine water pollution and filtration. First, learners build models of water bugs from paper clips, and test the effect of dirt and detergent on their ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this detailed activity (on pages 9-18), learners investigate the body parts of a parasitic ascaris worm by making and dissecting clay models. Each learner creates a model of either a male or...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this creative activity, learners will find out what makes an insect an insect by studying examples of insect adaptations and by examining why there are so many different types of insects....

    free Ages 6 - 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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Find this activity by selecting "games" and then "dino-rama" from the flash interactive. This make-your-own dinosaur-diorama activity includes links to PDFs of full-color...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 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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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about living things and gravity (page 5 of PDF), learners design and build an exoskeleton or an endoskeleton for an animal of their own invention. Learners consider their animal&...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours