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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners invent an emergency shelter that can fit a person and is sturdy and quick to build. Learners think about a familiar shape in new ways, brainstorm shelter...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners investigate passive solar building design with a focus solely on heating. They learn how insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In this investigation learners explore the differences between, and interdependence of, living and nonliving elements in a water ecosystem. Learners identify biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving)...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners explore how a surprising number of animals use human-made litter, such as cans and crumpled paper, to find food and shelter in their environment. Based on what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity and animal-role-play game, learners discover and uncover the hidden world of "cryptozoa"—organisms such as spiders, salamanders and slugs that live under objects,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners make models of homes that might protect small animals from the elements, then search living plants for real structures made by small animals. Learners examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor fall activity, learners find out what living in or under a layer of leaves is like. Learners will discover that animals that live in leaf litter use different senses to find prey,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes