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    In this activity, learners count and measure kidney beans to explore natural selection and variation. Learners measure the length of 50-100 beans. Then they graph and analyze the data including...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In order to examine the random nature of mutations and natural selection, learners "breed" clutches of Egyptian Origami Birds (Avis papyrus) using random number generators (dice and coins...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    This is an outdoor activity designed to demonstrate evolution of feeding behavior in flocking, schooling or herding animals that maximizes allocation of food resources and enhances survival....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from yeast using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to demonstrate...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this simulation, learners become birds different beak types. Learners use various tools to represent beaks to pick up seeds and place them in a petri dish. After completing the activity and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners make critters out of recyclables and apply the rules of mathematics to solve genetics problems. First, learners make male and female heterozygous parent Recycle Critters...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this lab, learners evaluate the relative effectiveness of various chemical substances (i.e. garlic powder, bathroom cleaner, mouthwash, etc.) as antimicrobial agents. Learners use the agar...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells. It includes an optional test for the presence of DNA. Use this experiment to supplement any...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this simulation, learners act out each digestive function of the organs, tissues, and cells in the digestive tract. Two parallel strips of tape on the floor 3-4 feet apart and the width of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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