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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners construct bug models that "jitter" all over the table with just a battery, motor, and counterweight. Use this hands-on activity to facilitate inquiry and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners use art supplies to build models of insects, both real or imagined. They learn that Insects have three body parts and six legs, along with wings,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Build a fruit fly trap out of a 2-liter plastic bottle and some rotten fruit! Fruit flies are easy to catch in warm weather. Once you catch some, you will be able to see their life cycle up-close....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 29-35), learners examine water pollution and filtration. First, learners build models of water bugs from paper clips, and test the effect of dirt and detergent on their ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners make water-walking critters using thin wire, and then test how many paper clips these critters can carry without sinking. Watch the Science Friday video "Stroke of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners dig for and collect isopods (sometimes known as "roly-poly bugs" or "potato bugs" and other names). Learners have fun discovering that there...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Geographic Society
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    In this activity, learners discover that training a robot can be hard work! Learners investigate how robots complete a task by following a list of sequential instructions. Learners write algorithms...

    free Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WNET
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    In this online math game from Cyberchase, Hacker has infested the Cybrary with nasty bugs. Learners capture the bugs and sort the bugs by color to make bar graphs.

    free Ages 6 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.6-10 of PDF), learners use different methods for hunting minibeasts (bugs). Learners can either make traps or simply look for minibeasts under stones and logs. Learners can...

    free Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, learners make their own bug boxes and test the habitat preference of selected "minibeasts" (bugs). Activity is broken down into two sessions because the boxes are fixed...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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