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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners build a bird feeder or feeders to attract birds for observation. The main feeder to be built is made from a large milk carton, but a suggestion is also included for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will develop their own version of a tool used by biologists, a dichotomous key, by collecting all their left shoes. Learners brainstorm different...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this group or individual activity, learners are encouraged to watch birds near home or school—possibly where birds are nesting in a tree, pecking in a park, feeding from a feeder, or flying...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Learners construct a bird feeder from re-used materials. After hanging their feeder, they keep a journal about what birds visit the feeder. Learners will discover the diversity of their local bird...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners try to figure out who has their matching rock type by reading a description of their rock (no talking!). This activity can be used in a variety of ways: to introduce...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners observe the moon each night for a month and draw their observations in a Moon Watch Log. After twenty-nine days of observations, learners put the pages together to create...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners use their senses to collect information about a fruit and record their findings in a Science Journal. Learners use science words to describe the fruit, ask or write...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Smithsonian National Zoological Park
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    In this family or group activity, learners create a nature journal by visiting a local nature center or backyard, observing creatures in their natural habitats, and sketching what they see....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will pair up and take a notebook outdoors to a selected location to observe and record a list of living things that they see, writing descriptions...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into environmental adaptation. Groups of learners will observe fish at a zoo, aquarium, or fish store and categorize which way the...

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

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