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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners measure irregularly shaped bones using a variety of measurement methods and tools. Then, they measure again using standard conventions and metric tape measures. Learners understand the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 11-14 of PDF), learners cut out pictures from magazines of foods that help make bones strong and glue the pictures to a paper bone. The lesson plan includes information...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 15-18 of PDF), learners make a life-size two-dimensional paper model of their own skeletons. They trace a partner onto a large piece of butcher paper, and then the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners will train to increase bone strength and to improve heart and other muscle endurance by performing jump training with a rope, both while stationary and moving. Learners...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    In this activity about engineering, nutrition, and physical activity, learners design and build a healthy bone model of a space explorer which is strong enough to withstand increasing amounts of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, (on page 6 of the PDF) learners participate in a hands-on fossil excavation. Groups of learners will receive a shoebox full off sand in which several chicken bones have been...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners explore cooked chicken wings and identify the various parts including: bones (radius, ulna, humerus, shoulder joint, elbow joint), tendons, and cartilage. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, pairs of learners will create two make-believe dig sites by burying chicken bones in plaster of Paris--a powder that hardens when wet. Then, learners try to excavate (dig out)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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