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    NASA
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    In this activity (on pages 22-24 of the PDF), learners match extreme enviroments with life forms they support. The environments are shown in one series of printable cards (the "Can Living...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    APSnet
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners transform a strain of E. coli using green fluorescent protein from a bioluminescent jellies. This lab will help learners understand...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners perform serial dilutions of water with dye and of water mixed with soil. They take a sample from the most dilute solution of water and soil and spread it over an agar plate to incubate...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners recreate the digestion process that takes place within their large intestines. They mash up bananas into mush, then place it in an Erlenmeyer flask covered with a balloon. Learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    Learners make kimchee or sauerkraut, which is really just fermented cabbage, in a 2-liter plastic bottle. The fermentation process takes from 3 days to 2 weeks to complete, and learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    COSI
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    In this health activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will discover why covering their mouth and nose while sneezing is so important. Using talcum powder, learners will see firsthand how easy it is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore how different deodorants work. Learners treat agar plates with different types of deodorants and compare the bacteria growth on the plates to the control sample.

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, groups of learners work together to create edible models of chemicals involved in autotrophic nutrition. Learners use candy to represent elements involved in the chemical...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Carleton College
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    In this activity, learners use Styrofoam to collect organisms from a pond, estuary or marine environment and then examine what they have caught with a microscope. The tiny spaces in Styrofoam...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this health activity (on page 3 of the PDF), learners will learn about the body‘s defenses against invasion from tiny particles. They will make their own "snot" and see firsthand how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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