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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    Learners make kimchee or sauerkraut, which is really just fermented cabbage, in a 2-liter plastic bottle. The fermentation process takes from 3 days to 2 weeks to complete, and learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    BioEd
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    In this activity related to microbes, learners make slides of cells from an onion skin and Elodea (American or Canadian waterweed) to observe under a microscope. With these examples, learners will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 24-34), learners explore the four-part stomach of cows (and other grazing animals called ruminants), and compare it to the human one-part stomach and its digestive...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Colored beads in a bag are used to represent different types of microbes, with the bag itself representing the ocean. Working in groups, each learner randomly samples ten “microbes” from the “ocean...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    This is a series of quick activities/demos and pre-assessment tools that evaluate learners' current understanding of microbes and introduce them to basic information about microbes. Learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners use sets of cards to assign microorganisms to different groups. They will learn that microbes can be members of several different major groups: bacteria, fungi, protists...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity related to microbes, learners create scale models of microorganisms and compare relative sizes of common bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa using metric measures: meters,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this four-day activity, learners grow bacteria and/or fungi from a variety of locations and compare the results. They will learn that microbes are everywhere; some such as bacteria and fungi...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    BioEd
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    In this activity related to microbes, learners use water drops and hand lenses to begin the exploration of magnification. This activity also introduces learners to the microscope. This lesson guide...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    This activity helps learners visualize the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) by constructing three-dimensional HIV particle models from paper. The model to be used is a 20-sided polyhedron ...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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