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    Bryn Mawr College
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    In this laboratory activity, learners design an experiment to evaluate how environmental factors influence the growth of molds. Suggested questions to investigate include: (1) Does mold grow faster...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    NASA
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    In this activity learners observe mold growth on different types of bread by measuring and recording the growth rate. Educators can use this activity to introduce a challenge astronauts face while...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity shows you how to make a mold terrarium using a jar and leftover food. Learners explore mold, an "icky but necessary" thing that helps living matter rot, return to the soil,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners grow and observe bread mold and other kinds of common fungi over the course of 3-7 days. This lesson guide includes background information,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this health activity (located on page 4 of the PDF), learners will discover the importance of hand washing by observing mold growing on potatoes. Comparing mold growth on the potatoes will give...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    In this activity (on pages 19-21 of the PDF) learners observe mold growing on potatoes. Preparation for this activity has to start a week before, to allow time for the mold to grow on the potatoes....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a hands-on activity that uses bread and household materials to grow mold. Learners collect dust from a room, wipe it on food, and contain it. One to seven days later, mold has grown....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity related to indoor air pollution, learners build take-home dust catchers with wax paper and petroleum jelly. After a set monitoring period, learners conduct representative particle...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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