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    Smithsonian National Zoological Park
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    In this family or group inquiry activity, learners use their senses to explore a local forest or woodland. Learners can look for decomposers and fungi, investigate flowers and pollination, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity is on page 10 (continued on the right side of page 11) of the pdf, part of the Forest Animals Discovery Box. In this game, learners act out the food web. They are introduced to the...

    free Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    This activity investigates how bark beetles can threaten forests by having learners estimate the number of infected trees from a photo. Learners also think about how pheromones could be used to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor game, learners play the roles of gray or red squirrels gathering and storing a supply of food in "fall" and recovering enough of them to survive the "winter."...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and fun race, learners first find the most common type of tree in a forest site. Learners use a "transect," a kind of sampling technique, to estimate the number...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Park Service
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    In this online interactive, learners investigate changes in the environment at various locations across the United States. Investigations of an Alaskan coastal community, the Pika, coral reef...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will pair up and take a notebook outdoors to a selected location to observe and record a list of living things that they see, writing descriptions...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    PBS
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    In this math activity, learners collect, organize, and analyze a set of data related to types of animals in the temperate forest. Learners make bar and circle graphs depicting the animals learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 7 days