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    This activity is intended to familiarize learners with native Houston birds, introduce learners to tools biologists use in the field, and to enhance their observation skills. In this activity,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate different types of bird beaks using household items which mimic different beak examples. Participants will then learn how beaks are adapted to the type of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use measurement concepts to make models of what their body parts might look like if they were a snake or a chameleon.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore why humans sweat. Learners compare the effects of heat on a balloon filled with air and a balloon filled water. This simulation demonstrates how water in sweat...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Over 1 or 2 days, learners use vinegar to remove the calcium from a chicken bone. They then explore how the bones have changed. An accompanying video with Mr. O further explores the relationship...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Are balloons porous or non-porous? In this activity, learners watch an entertaining Mr. O video and conduct a simple experiment to find out. By placing spices and flavorings inside the balloon,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners practice counting and multiplication as they figure out how many animal body parts they have to examine as "Dr. Vet."

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a straw oboe to explore sound and pitch. Learners are encouraged to experiment with different sized straws to examine how the width or length of the straw affects...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make simple musical instruments ("oboes") out of straws. In a related video, Mr. O and his assistants engineer musical instruments, discovering the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners develop spatial reasoning skills as they blow bubbles and observe what happens when the bubbles connect.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes

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