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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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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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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (6th on the page), learners investigate how photoreceptors in the eye (rods and cones) "adapt" to low light conditions. Learners sort similar bottle caps in a well-lit...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity, learners learn about the adaptations that flowers have developed which support pollination. Learners also list their personal preferences (i.e. favorite color, food) and a partner...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore how casts of fossilized bones are created and used to learn about dinosaurs. Learners make observations, draw diagrams and share their findings. Learners also...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 4 to 24 hours
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    Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
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    In this activity, learners examine body parts (including skin, scales, and skulls) from fish, mammals and reptiles. Questions are provided to help encourage learner investigations. Several...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Iridescent
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    In this engineering design challenge, learners build an octopus-inspired suction pad that can grab an object and hold it tightly in the air. As learners work their way through the design process,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    In this activity, learners discover how frogs' bodies change while growing from a tadpole to a frog. Learners create a simple craft that gives a visual display of the metamorphosis process. As...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes