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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners act as epidemiologists by mapping the prevalence of HIV/AIDS worldwide. Learners discover that many countries with high HIV infection rates have low levels of per capita...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    This activity is designed to accompany the PBS documentary about African-American chemist "Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius." Learners look through two cups with small holes in them to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this online simulation, learners use antibiotics to cure patients with bacterial infections. When learners use an antibiotic to treat the infection, sometimes the bacteria mutates so stronger...

    free Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This simulation of laparoscopic surgery enables learners to practice and to learn this modern surgical technique. Learners discover how to manipulate a variety of instruments while watching a TV...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this open-ended multicultural lab activity, learners investigate the effectiveness of herbal remedies. Learners prepare extracts from plants that are used in a variety of herbal medicines; they...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity (page 12), learners apply the concepts of pixilation and pointillism to the world of biomedical science. They learn how DNA microarrays and supercomputers help in disease detection...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Arizona Science Center
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    This activity (page 2) draws upon a familiar, computer-based concept related to visual resolution: pixilation. The sharpness of a digital image is determined by the density of illuminated points on...

    free Ages 11 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    This demonstration can be used to help learners visualize DNA by lysing (breaking open) bacterial cells on a slide and “stringing up” the DNA with a toothpick in less than one minute. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    This exercise is designed to teach young learners the different parts of a plant (root, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds), the basic functions of each part, and to show that tiny...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes

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