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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This activity includes several games about animal sounds. Using their sense of hearing and communicating with various kinds of noisemakers, learners role-play predator and prey. They explore what...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity (on pages 23-27) lets learners simulate the work of scientists who take core samples of Earth's rocky layers to determine geological history. Learners create a model of Earth&...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this three-part activity, learners use food to determine the effects of wind, sandblasting and water on regolith (dust) formation and deposition on Earth. Then, learners simulate regolith...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on pages 13-18) has learners build a model tree and then figure out how to make their tree stand up by itself. This illustrates how the tall rain forest trees adapt to support a huge...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    TERC
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    An outdoor scavenger hunt helps learners consider the theme of "What Is Life?" Learners explore what living organisms are, including how organisms meet basic needs of food, shelter and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners simulate the separation techniques that materials recovery facilities (MRFs) use and then design their own series of recycling techniques. Learners identify four ways...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Clarkson University
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    This board game teaches learners about energy decision making. Players select cards that determine the transportation and home design that will influence their expenses as they play. Situations and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    By participating in a seed scavenger hunt, learners examine many adaptations of seeds, including how many seeds a plant makes, how those seeds travel to new locations, and what protects them from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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