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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    In this simulation of natural selection, learners use binder clips in three different sizes to represent the diversity of beak sizes in a bird population. They use the "beaks" to collect...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    In this simulation, learners model two elephant seal populations and how they change over time. Learners start with cards representing a variety of seals. Each generation, some seals survive to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Geographic Society
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    Learners explore the relationship between energy consumption, population, and carbon emissions in the countries of the Americas. As a large group, learners analyze maps projected on a screen to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Minnesota Zoo
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    In this activity, learners will simulate the interactions between a predator population of gray wolves and a prey population of deer in a forest. After collecting the data, the learners plot the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    National Geographic Society
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    Learners work as a group to create a map of their community. They use pasta to represent people, and glue the pasta on their maps to show areas of large population. This is a good activity to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to the capture-recapture statistical procedure. Learners are given containers (the bay) and an unknown number of fish-shaped...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    This is an activity where learners will discover what types and how many insects live in their own backyard. Learners will shake a shrub and note how many insects fall out, discovering many...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners play a game to simulate the food chain. Learners take on the role of a plant or animal and use yarn to "connect" to something in the wild that represents a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    In this activity, learners will investigate how shorebirds and seabirds are extremely vulnerable to changes in their environment, whether human-induced or otherwise. Learners will use data...

    free Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    In this data analysis activity, learners quantify the abundance and distribution of sea scallops in and adjacent to the Mid-Atlantic closed areas. Learners use data from the Virginia Institute of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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