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    This activity (on pages 24-29) combines science and art to introduce learners to how different animal pollinators spread pollen from one plant to another, and how certain shapes, colors, and smells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on pages 16-23) lets learners measure each other's vital signs—the signs that help doctors understand what's going on in a patient body. Learners measure human body...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this "gross" activity (on pages 34-46), learners make a life-size model of a human digestive tract, and follow the life of a beef tapeworm as it makes its way through. In Part One,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this multi-faceted game (on pages 25-35), learners recreate what happens to creatures in the Brazilian rain forest as they grow from egg to adult—especially those that use fallen, empty Brazil...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on pages 10-17), learners discover how scientists study biodiversity and the health of the environment based on inspection of small areas—a process known as sampling. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on pages 2-8), learners experience how scientists use classification in their study of animals. They sort pictures of parasites according to characteristics such as shape, size,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets and how plants make starch (carbohydrates) to use as their food source. Testing with a dropper of iodine in Part One,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on pages 19-24) introduces learners to the rain forest's layers—emergent, canopy, understory, and forest floor—and has learners make paper lianas (vines that live attached to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on pages 34-39), learners make a fairly detailed model of DNA using licorice and gumdrops. The sugar and phosphate backbone of DNA is represented by alternating red and black...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This reading and writing activity (on pages 2-9) teaches what plant parts should be avoided, how a person can get rid of toxins, symptoms of plant poisoning, and how plants create poisons to repel...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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