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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, (on page 6 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Dinosaurs) learners participate in a hands-on fossil excavation. Groups of learners will receive a shoebox full off sand in which...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (page 3 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Dinosaurs) is a full inquiry investigation into fossil hunting and identification. Groups of learners will sift through a commercially...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners imagine they are paleontologists in Florida, where they find (remove from envelope) paper "fossils" of some unknown creature, only a few at a time. Each time, they attempt to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity with several mini experiments, learners explore the chemistry that helps scientists learn about the environment and how they can help save it. Learners will determine if pollutants...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners gain a better understanding of how household/school waste breaks down in a landfill. Learners collect trash and then create miniature landfills in 2-liter bottles....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NOAA
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    In this game, learners walk through an imaginary Carbon Cycle and explore the ways in which carbon is stored in reservoirs and the processes that transport the carbon atom from one location to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners play NOAA's Carbon Tracker game and discover ways to keep track of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the world. This game will help learners better...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity (on page 7), learners explore the meaning of a "carbon sink." Using simple props, learners and/or an educator demonstrate how plants act as carbon sinks and how...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    Learners take a field trip along a local body of water and conduct a visual survey to discover information about local land use and water quality. Learners document their findings by mapping and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this interactive activity, learners analyze seashells to explore phylogeny and evolution. Learners identify similar and dissimilar seashells to create a phylogenetic tree. The Teacher Guide...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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