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    Learners work in teams to investigate how scientists use physical characteristics to classify living things. First, learners examine drawings of a variety of leaves from different species of oak...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners interpret three trackways and use measurements and a formula to infer the relative speed of dinosaurs. A portion of the activity details how students can create their own...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover the importance of maps and scale as they work together to create a map of the classroom. The printable four-page PDF handout includes: a series of inquiry-based...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work in partners to create and exchange messages written in Braille. Learners use a Braille key and thumbtacks to write their messages in Braille. This activity will...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, Christina Elson, an archaeologist from the American Museum of Natural History, guides learners as they investigate an "artifact" and record their observations in a field...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners map their world by drawing a plan of their bedroom. Use this activity to introduce learners to the work of archaeologists and how they create maps to better understand a...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners listen to a story about a made-up endangered species--a flying frog! Learners print out six story pages and then draw the pictures and write the captions. Use this...

    free Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use their imaginations and picture a scene in their heads. Learners print out the four provided window pages and draw how the world would look from each of the different...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners start their own field journal to better understand the wildlife in their area. Learners select an animal to observe, record observations about the animal's...

    free Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this experiment, pairs of learners explore how cold water affects circulation. The mammalian diving reflex (MDR) slows circulation when the body is exposed to cold water. Learners measure their...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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