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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this online activity, learners create monsters and see how they survived when released into the wild. Learners discover that organisms adapt to their environments in different ways in order to...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.5-6 of PDF), learners investigate natural selection. Learners discover that natural selection, which takes place over decades, can lead to altered populations within a species....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Make a camouflage cut-out animal! Using patterned paper or magazine pictures from around the house, use your craft skills to make a paper animal that blends into its background.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 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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    My Science Box
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    In this classic activity, learners investigate natural selection by becoming birds foraging for food on an island. The prey (beans) vary in their coloration such that some blend into the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity about camouflage, learners create a model that shows how a flounder is able to blend into a variety of environments. Learners will also explore predator/prey behavior, other sea...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity that can be combined with a hike, learners try to match a "mystery community" by shaking animals out of different trees and shrubs. Learners get a closeup look at...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 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, warm weather activity, learners use sweepnets to search a grassy area such as a large lawn or field, collecting small animals to find as many different kinds of animals as possible...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this science and language arts activity, learners study fish anatomy and make their very own 3D paper fish. Learners write stories about their fish, answering questions such as 'Where does...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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