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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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    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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/game, learners use thermometers to simulate how lizards survive in habitats with extreme temperatures. Learners are challenged to keep their thermometer-lizard "alive...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 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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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners experience firsthand how marine animals' adaptive coloration camouflages them from prey. Learners design fish out of red paper and then attempt to locate their fish...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Monterey Bay Aquarium
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    In this activity (see "At Home" section of webpage), learners play bingo to learn about the diversity of birds. This game includes a warm-up lesson and "Full Flight" version. In...

    free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, ocean-side activity, learners investigate the distribution of organisms in the upper region of the intertidal zone. Many coastal animals survive long exposures to air, high...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and game, learners explore how animals adapt for survival through coloration, markings and camouflage. By inventing, designing and hiding their own animal models, and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and animal-role-play game, learners discover and uncover the hidden world of "cryptozoa"—organisms such as spiders, salamanders and slugs that live under objects,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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