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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 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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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 36-39), learners make a model of a watershed out of paper, then run water down the mountain to simulate how rainfall and pollution affect watersheds. Learners are...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 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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    Liberty Science Center
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    In this activity, learners interact with a 3-D model of a watershed to better understand the interconnectedness of terrestrial and aquatic environments. The instructions contain suggestions for ...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners consider the water features they might enjoy at a community park--a pond, brook, water playground (or "sprayground"), or pool--and what happens to the water...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 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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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners create a biosphere in a baggie. Learners add soil, seeds and a little water in a ziplock bag, tape the bag to a sunny window and observe a microcosm of the water cycle ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about the use of reduction agents to decontaminate ground water. Learners will conduct a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction in which vitamin C...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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