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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This marine biology activity (on pages 11-17) introduces learners to kelp (seaweed) forests that grow in the ocean and are home to many species of sea animals. Learners construct a forest make of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners investigate the special shapes, holding structures and holding behaviors that real organisms use in streams, rivers, creeks or coast intertidal zones...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: California Fish), learners will build a simple Cartesian Diver in an empty 2-liter bottle. Use this activity to demonstrate the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Alligator Habitat Activity), learners will study the adaptations different fish species have developed to survive in their habitats. Using basic craft...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners create a three-dimensional sculpture while examining the characteristics of fish. Learners use clay and other craft supplies to model a fish's body, fins, scales,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes