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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 22-33), learners do the kind of work genetic scientists do, sorting and comparing (images of) genetic material strands called chromosomes. First, learners use two meters...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners observe a model of a cell and its chromosomal DNA made from a plastic egg and dental floss. Use this model to illustrate how much DNA is held in one cell. For comparison, multiple eggs can...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 34-39), learners make a fairly detailed model of DNA using licorice and gumdrops. The sugar and phosphate backbone of DNA is represented by alternating red and black...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners use pedigree and jigsaw puzzles to explore how scientists use genetic information from a family to identify a gene associated with a genetic disorder. This activity will...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this biology activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners use yarn and sticky labels to build a model of a DNA strand. They discover that DNA is very long, very skinny, and packs well into cells. They...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    Role-playing the parts of chromosomes and centrioles, learners use large chromosome models and nylon cords (spindle fibers and cell membranes) to walk through the processes of mitosis and meiosis....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    BioEd
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    In this genetics activity, learners create imaginary creatures known as "Reebops" to explore the relationships between genes and inherited traits. Using Reebops as a model, learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours