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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners take on the role of various parts of the cell in order to model the process of protein synthesis. Each learner receives a card describing, step by step, what s/he should...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell. Learners build their chain off of an initial template which represents a single copy of DNA and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, and then translate it into a protein. This activity requires learners to have already constructed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners design unique tiles and make repeating patterns to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners construct an RNA Decoder Ring then use it to translate an RNA sequence into its corresponding amino acid sequence. This resource includes four different translating activities. In one...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 41-47 of PDF), learners explore tesselating geometric patterns (repeated shapes, similar to the art of M.C. Escher). They play with existing shapes, either with laminated...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners slide shapes to create unusual tiled patterns. Learners transform a rectangle into a more interesting shape and then make a tessellation by repeating that shape over and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity is divided into four parts, in which learners practice tessellating with one shape, two...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours