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    In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds, ocean currents and other means. Learners make predictions about seeds'...

    $5 - $10 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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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into using indicator species to assess the health of an environment. Groups of learners will collect as many frogs as they can...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    In this two-part outdoor activity, learners conduct a population census of squirting clams on a beach or mudflat, and investigate the clams' natural history. During the Clam Hooping activity,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, (on page 6 of the PDF) learners participate in a hands-on fossil excavation. Groups of learners will receive a shoebox full off sand in which several chicken bones have been...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    In this activity related to indoor air pollution, learners build take-home dust catchers with wax paper and petroleum jelly. After a set monitoring period, learners conduct representative particle...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this ecology activity, learners make a model water-based ecosystem called a terraqua column. The column (in a large soda bottle) includes pond water, duckweed, sand or gravel, and small snails....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours