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    In this activity, learners will measure their lung capacity by making their own spirometer. Learners will then explore factors that affect the amount of air the lungs can hold. Useful information...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This is a demonstration you can use to show learners how valves and pumps work in concert to move blood through the circulatory system.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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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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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity explores what it means for a computer to be intelligent and introduces the topic of what a computer program is and how everything computers do simply involves following instructions...

    free Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners take their own pulse and explore how heart rate is affected by various activities. Learners can then track their heart rate on the chart provided, and compare their heart...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this craft-based activity, learners make DNA sequence bracelets that carry the code of an organism such as a human, trout, chimpanzee or butterfly. This activity reinforces the principle of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this game (on pages 14-21), learners explore how each human being inherits genetic traits such as eye color. Learners use "Smiley Mother's Genes" cards and "Smiley Father&...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Many of the genetic sequences found in the fruit fly genome are similar to those found in humans. This activity allows learners to stain DNA from fruit fly salivary glands and examine the DNA in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will investigate the sounds of the heart. Learners construct two stethoscopes, one out of paper and another made from vinyl tubing and a plastic bottle, and investigate...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    During this lesson, learners will determine their blood pressure and learn about systolic and diastolic pressures. They also investigate how blood pressure works with an activity that uses a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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