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    New York Hall of Science
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    Does yeast breathe? Find out by watching how plastic bags filled with yeast, warm water and different amounts of sugar change over time. Demonstrate the interaction of microorganisms and the carbon...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    APSnet
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    This lesson introduces learners to the world of nematodes (roundworms). Learners construct Baermann funnels to extract nematodes from soil and learn to differentiate stylet-bearing nematodes (most...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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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 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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    National Park Service
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    This detailed lesson plan for a field trip to Canyonlands National Park in Utah (page 32 of pdf) teaches students about the habitat of bighorn sheep. The trip, which includes a strenuous hike,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    NISE NETWORK
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    “Exploring the Universe: Imagining Life” is a hands-on activity in which visitors imagine and draw an extreme environment beyond Earth, then invent a living thing that could thrive in it. They...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners use a microscope to examine three different microbes: bacteria, yeast and paramecia. Educator will need to prepare the yeast solution one day before the activity. This...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes