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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners role-play the part of lake inhabitants and the aquatic exotics who displace the native species. Props are used to help demonstrate how aquatic exotic species enter a lake...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore the human influences on the carbon cycle and examine how fossil fuels release carbon. Learners role play as miners, power plant operators, car drivers, and home...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Minnesota Zoo
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    This activity introduces learners to wolf behavior and communication. Learners explore how wolves communicate with each other by using their sense of smell to identify members of their "pack....

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity (on page 7), learners explore the meaning of a "carbon sink." Using simple props, learners and/or an educator demonstrate how plants act as carbon sinks and how...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and animal-role-play game, learners discover and uncover the hidden world of "cryptozoa"—organisms such as spiders, salamanders and slugs that live under objects,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners play a game to simulate the food chain. Learners take on the role of a plant or animal and use yarn to "connect" to something in the wild that represents a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners are introduced to tree rings by examining a cross section of a tree, also known as a “tree cookie.” They discover how tree age can be determined by studying the rings and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 35-43) lets learners analyze a "herd of elk" to detect the spread of a bacterial disease called brucellosis. The activity simulates how wildilfe veterinarians...

    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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    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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    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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