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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners measure irregularly shaped bones using a variety of measurement methods and tools. Then, they measure again using standard conventions and metric tape measures. Learners understand the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners manipulate opaque, sealed boxes and attempt to determine their interior structures. Each box contains a moving ball and one or more fixed barriers. Use this activity to introduce students...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners explore the physical properties of a variety of balls and how they bounce. The point of the activity is not necessarily to have students arrive at a precise explanation for the phenomena...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners draw and describe a leaf, and then re-find leaves drawn and described by other learners. Learners can observe leaves outside, or leaves may be brought into the classroom. This activity...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe live fish in tanks to consider how their body structures are related to their behaviors and habitats. The activity is written for use in an aquarium, but it can...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to study the observation skills essential to scientific research. Learners work in groups and lead one blindfolded member of the group to a tree and other...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners observe the outside and inside of raw chicken eggs, record descriptions, and hypothesize what will happen when a facilitator drops an egg on the floor. Learners may be surprised when a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Young learners investigate and observe the properties of three liquids -- water, vegetable oil, and corn syrup. They use their senses to collect data and ask and answer questions. This lesson for...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    In this lesson, learners are challenged to discover the relationship among six numbers. The objective of this activity is to engage learners in a problem-solving situation in which they practice...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners observe and record what happens when they manipulate bottles containing a liquid (water or corn syrup) and one or more objects (screw, nail, paper clip). They should observe differences in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes

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