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    Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
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    In this activity, learners pretend that they are orcas and search for their "pods" using Morse code. As orcas use squeaks to communicate and keep track of each other, the learners will do...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity about archaeology, learners will explore different Egyptian hieroglyphs and recognize their meanings and uses. They will also create their own hieroglyphs and use both to write...

    free Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Using indirect methods, learners determine the shape and size of a piece of carpet hidden under a piece of plywood. This activity is an introduction to the process of scientific inquiry and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into animal behavior and communication. Groups of learners will fashion a headband with fake ears, similar in shape to those of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this web-based activity, learners try to figure out who in an online chat room has their matching puzzle piece. This is a matchmaking activity that can be used as an icebreaker to introduce...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners use maps to locate the Arctic region and use a word game to discover the types of resource people need to survive in the extreme climate. Learners examine the ways that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Make two firefly lanterns, then program them to blink to one another and change colors. Learn to program a Pico Cricket (micro-controller) to communicate with other Pico Crickets using infrared (IR...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners write a message in Braille using beans to form the patterns of dots. Learners glue beans in place, and then challenge another learner to read the message. This resource includes a Braille...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this card game, learners make two sets of three cards that are alike. Learners must justify to the rest of the players why the three cards belong in each set. This activity guide contains sample...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners investigate ant behavior by testing ant feeding reactions to different types of food. Learners attempt to discover an ant "superfood" and use that food...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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