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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners create a garden in a disposable glove. They learn about the conditions necessary to make the seeds sprout and actively participate in caring for their plants. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds, ocean currents and other means. Learners make predictions about seeds'...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NEON, Inc.
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    In this activity, learners play a simulation game modeling changes in a plant population (a Pea Patch) caused by patterns of pollination. The game shows learners that variation in flower color can...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this multi-faceted game (on pages 25-35), learners recreate what happens to creatures in the Brazilian rain forest as they grow from egg to adult—especially those that use fallen, empty Brazil...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners locate and study plants and animals in several freshwater pond habitats. Learners take various samples from the pond, identify organisms using a pond...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners assemble a figure from a nylon stocking or sock stuffed with soil and seeds. The ends of the nylons inside the jar absorb water, which feeds the grass seeds. The seeds grow to become...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 23-29), partners use the Plant Traveler Cards, along with a world map and map worksheets, to follow plants such as cassava, chocolate and coffee that grew first in one...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    APSnet
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    This exercise is designed to teach young learners the different parts of a plant (root, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds), the basic functions of each part, and to show that tiny...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners record and graph plant growth and interpret data. Learners plant seeds, and once the seeds sprout, record the change in height of the plants for several days. They...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 4 weeks

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