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    This modeling activity allows learners to discover for themselves what Mendel uncovered in his famous pea experiments. By modeling Mendel's pea experiments, learners will form their own...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment that models a chromatography-like process called electrophoresis, a process used to analyze DNA. Learners examine coffee filter strips, each dotted...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this series of exercises, learners predict the conditions necessary for bacterial growth, test their predictions and at the same time practice the aseptic techniques and safety procedures needed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this lab (Activity #2 on page), learners compare bacteria growth on two petri dishes containing nutrient agar. Learners touch the doors, faucets, etc. in bathroom and then immerse their hands in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In order to examine the random nature of mutations and natural selection, learners "breed" clutches of Egyptian Origami Birds (Avis papyrus) using random number generators (dice and coins...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this open-ended multicultural lab activity, learners investigate the effectiveness of herbal remedies. Learners prepare extracts from plants that are used in a variety of herbal medicines; they...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity provides an opportunity for learners to observe and examine how carbon dioxide, water, and light produce glucose/starch through a process called photosynthesis. This process is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells. It includes an optional test for the presence of DNA. Use this experiment to supplement any...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This is an outdoor activity designed to demonstrate evolution of feeding behavior in flocking, schooling or herding animals that maximizes allocation of food resources and enhances survival....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners count and measure kidney beans to explore natural selection and variation. Learners measure the length of 50-100 beans. Then they graph and analyze the data including...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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