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      • Thumb image for Worlds in ComparisonResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Worlds in Comparison

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Earth & Space Science
        This activity allows participants to develop an understanding of the relative sizes (volumes) of the planets in the solar system...
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        A Day in the Life of a San Francisco Native Animal

        Grades: 4 to 5
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Evolution and Adaptation, Structure and Function in Living Things
        In this activity, students will learn some key information about a San Francisco native animal and then write a first-hand accou...
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        Amazon Water Cycle Roleplay

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Earth & Space Science
        Students will explore the various processes of the water cycle in a creative role-play activity involving movement, sound, and p...
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        Pesticide Watch Card

        Grades: 2 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Earth & Space Science, Chemistry, Earth's Resources, Health Education
        After learning that some of the chemicals we add to food crops may have harmful consequences on our health and the health of the...
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        African Safari Cards

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Evolution and Adaptation, Ecology & Ecosystems
        This activity is a ready-made worksheet, scavenger hunt, or sketching exercise that complements one of our exhibit halls. Just ...
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        Google Earth Geology Field Trip

        Grades: 2 to 7
        Subjects: Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Earth & Space Science, Earth's Resources
        In this activity, students will learn about common rocks from California, including how they are formed and some of their uses i...
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        Wild Dog Urine

        Grades: 6 to 12
        Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Nature & Method of Science
        Students will read a newspaper article to learn why African wild dogs are under threat of extinction, and consider how conservat...
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        Animal Adaptations Scavenger Hunt

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        Through this scavenger hunt, students will learn about adaptations that help animals survive in underwater habitats or desert ha...
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        Build a Borneo Glider

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Earth & Space Science, Force & Motion, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        In this inquiry-based science activity, students will learn the basic forces of flight as they construct their own paper glider ...
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        Colorful Fish Adaptations

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Structure and Function in Living Things, English-Language Arts
        In this activity, students will learn that color is an important adaptation for many coral reef fish, learn how to write haiku, ...
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        Composting: A Scientific Investigation

        Grades: 2 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        By conducting this scientific investigation involving decomposition, students will learn that the life cycle of trash is affecte...
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        Conservation Island

        Grades: 3 to 12
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Environmental Issues, Ecology & Ecosystems, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        Students will understand the concepts behind endangered and extinct animals and develop their own conservation plan to save thre...
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        Eat or Be Eaten

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, English-Language Arts
        Students will analyze the diverse physical and social adaptations of predators and prey featured in African Hall. WORKSHEET ALS...
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        Exhibit Enlightenment

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        In this activity, students will exercise their skills of observation, interpretation, and communicationas they explore the art a...
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        Extreme Life Scavenger Hunt

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Structure and Function in Living Things, Ecology & Ecosystems
        This activity is a ready-made worksheet, scavenger hunt, or sketching exercise that complements one of our exhibit halls. Just ...
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        Green Classroom Audit

        Grades: TK/K to 12
        Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Earth & Space Science, Earth's Resources, Mathematics
        In this activity, students understand that their actions in the classroom can affect the environment, and work together to estab...
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        My Expedition to Africa

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Ecology & Ecosystems, English-Language Arts
        In this unit for the classroom and museum gallery, students will classify living and nonliving components of their own diorama d...
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        Plotting Earthquakes

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Earth & Space Science, Experimentation and the Scientific Method
        In this activity, students will learn how to plot earthquakes on a map by exploring recent earthquake activity in California and...
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        Polygon Poetry

        Grades: 3 to 8
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, English-Language Arts, Mathematics
        In this interdisciplinary problem-solving activity, students use themed poems to hunt for exhibit elements, connecting these poi...
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        Protect the Primates!

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Structure and Function in Living Things
        Students will learn the common characteristics of primates, and understand that environmental change can affect the survival rat...
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