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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
Birds without teeth Students will learn how birds break down food, using plastic bags to mimic a bird's crop. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
interactive
birds
adaptation
beaks
adaptation
crop
Blubber hand Students will put their hands into a plastic bag filled with lard. They will emerse their lard hand into ice water. The goal is to simulate what it is like to be a polar animal with a lot of blubber. The lard hand will not get as cold as a bare hand. Nature
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
interactive
model
polar animals
mammals
adaptation
insulate
polar
habitat
adaptation
buoyant
Box Turtle Game Kids hide like box turtles from a predator. Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active box turtle
turtles
reptiles
turtle
predator
prey
Cottontail craft Students will be able to create their own rabbit art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) model rabbits
mammals
conntontail
rabbit
tail
Emperor penguin egg walk Students will pretend to be a daddy penguin taking care of their egg. Daddy penguins hold their egg on top of their feet. Students will try to walk and/or race with their egg on top of their feet. Nature 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active
interactive
model
polar
polar animals
birds
adaptation
Evolution Evolution is a game where students all start out as chickens. They play rock, paper scissors to evolve into the next lifeform. Students can only play against the same lifeform. Students who reach the top lifeform, which is a teenager, win the game. Dinosaur
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
student led
evolution
adaptation
evolution
adaptation
Fatty insulators activity Demonstrate how an insulating layer loses less heat than a non-insulating layer. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration mammals
adaptation
insulation
blubber
Hairy activity Plastic jars and cotton balls are used to represent the effect of mammals' fur on their temperature. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration mammals
adaptation
insulation
fur
Is that you? This is hide is seek at night with a focus on night time animal adaptations. Children learn how to adapt nocturnal prey and as nocturnal predators. Cooperative
Hike
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
adaptation
nocturnal
nocturnal
night vision
camouflage
predator
prey
Polar animal adaptations Students will learn about common polar animal adaptations. This includes 3 demos about wings, bird bones, feathers, and air as an insulator Nature
Science
all ages demonstration
model
polar
polar animals
mammals
adaptation
Predator vs prey Students pretend they prey that are being stalked by a predator. They wait in hiding in the best camouflaged habitat they can find. The first person to touch a base without being seen by the predator wins. Being seen means being eaten! Nature
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
active
interactive
student led
adaptation
camouflage
predator
prey
Sunprint craft Sunprint craft is a way to make make permanent silhouettes of objects using sunlight. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration light
chemistry
catalyst

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