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    Make
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    In this activity, learners create a sealed, mini ecosystem that supplies freshwater shrimp with food, oxygen, and waste processing for at least three months. Learners will collect water, amphipods,...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 12 months
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this group or individual activity, learners are encouraged to watch birds near home or school—possibly where birds are nesting in a tree, pecking in a park, feeding from a feeder, or flying...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity (located on pages 9-14 of PDF), learners visit a cemetery to examine the distinguishing characteristics of rock weathering. After researching stone weathering and acid rain,...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    NASA
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    This activity (on pages 10-12 of the PDF) encourages learners to consider what makes living things different from non-living things. Learners discuss a pre-selected pair of objects, one living and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor activity, learners work in pairs using their senses—especially touch—to learn more about individual trees. After reading and discussing Shel Silverstein's storybook "The...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners make plaster casts of an animal track to learn more about animals and animal behavior. Learners can use real animal tracks found outdoors or rubber track molds if...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners compare plant and animal life in different habitats including a sidewalk crack and lawn. Learners sort human-made materials and natural materials found in each habitat....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this indoor and outdoor activity, learners discover that insects grow and develop as do all living things, going through a process known as complete metamorphosis. First, learners read the book ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners start their own field journal to better understand the wildlife in their area. Learners select an animal to observe, record observations about the animal's...

    free Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Smithsonian National Zoological Park
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    In this family or group activity, learners create a nature journal by visiting a local nature center or backyard, observing creatures in their natural habitats, and sketching what they see....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11

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