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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners use a variety of beans to represent a variety of species, and scatter these beans over a large piece of paper representing the environment. They then use random sampling methods to catalog...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    Learners use several types of insect sampling and collection equipment to make an insect collection. Learners can collect insects from their schoolyard or yard at home. Insect collections are a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    After an interest-generating discussion about "dirt" and microbes, learners select and collect soil samples from a variety of locations (schoolyard, home, etc.). They make a dilution in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    This activity investigates how bark beetles can threaten forests by having learners estimate the number of infected trees from a photo. Learners also think about how pheromones could be used to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 35-43) lets learners analyze a "herd of elk" to detect the spread of a bacterial disease called brucellosis. The activity simulates how wildilfe veterinarians...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 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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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity (Page 14 of the Play Ball! PDF), learners play a game of "basketball" and analyze the results of the game. Learners spin a spinner and record what happens in a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity (Page 12 of the Play Ball! PDF), learners play a game of "soccer" and analyze the results of the game. Learners spin a spinner and move that number of yards towards...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity (Page 10 of the Play Ball! PDF), learners play a game of "football" and analyze the results of the game. Learners make "footballs" out of paper and then...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity (Page 17 of the Play Ball! PDF), learners play a game of "baseball" and analyze the results of the game. Learners roll dice to play the "baseball" game --...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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