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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design a planktonic organism that will neither float like a cork nor sink like a stone. They are given pictures of planktonic organisms and simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    This activity provides a hands-on experience with a scale model, a relatively high viscosity fluid, and feeding behaviors. Learners attempt to capture "food" (a lentil) with a feeding...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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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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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore chemiluminescence and fluorescence. Learners examine 3 different solutions in regular light, in the dark with added bleach solution, and under a black light. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    This is an activity where learners will discover what types and how many insects live in their own backyard. Learners will shake a shrub and note how many insects fall out, discovering many...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    Did you know that a bullfrog can jump a distance of 10 times its body length? Learn more about nature's most acrobatic amphibian, the frog, through this set of short, hands-on activities....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, pairs of learners explore how cold water affects circulation. The mammalian diving reflex (MDR) slows circulation when the body is exposed to cold water. Learners measure their...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this activity is to design, build and test a house or toy for an animal. Learners will research a particular animal and design a house or toy that will encourage that animal's...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design, build and test a birdhouse that will stay cool in the sun. Learners investigate concepts such as energy efficiency, properties of light, and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and observation game, learners hunt for a variety of textures, colors, odors and evidence of organisms in the activity site. The activity can be done with same age or mixed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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