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Be an Ocean Biodiversity Detective!

In this activity students will collect and closely observe specimens that have washed ashore to recognize different kinds of small ocean organisms.

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What's the Big Idea About Genetics?

Did you know that you have more than 30,000 genes? Or that DNA carries all the information a cell needs to make you uniquely you? Take a look at the science of where it ALL begins.

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What Do You Know About Genetics?

How much do you know about what makes you you? Test your genetics knowledge with this interactive quiz. Then, take a nurturing look at the answers when you're done.

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Make Your Own Astronomy Stationery

Looking for an easy way to add some star power to your letters and notes? These ready-to-print letterheads are astronomical in every way but their cost! 

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Make Your Own Genetics Stationery

Your DNA carries your unique imprint. Shouldn't your stationery? Add your name and address—and anything else you want to say—to these colorful letterheads.

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What Do You Know About Biodiversity?

Invasive species, endangered species, the Endangered Species Act—when it comes to biodiversity, is your knowledge thriving or close to extinct? Find out with this interactive quiz. 

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Make Your Own Biodiversity Stationery

Honor extinct animals, send a desert snapshot, or let an emperor scorpion deliver your message. Just add your name and address to these colorful stationery files. 

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Light Quest

Particles and waves, reflection and refraction—how enlightened are you about the subject of light? Find out with Light Quest!, a kid-friendly trivia game.

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Space Jell-O

Thanks to Einstein, we know that space bends around anything that has mass. Need help bending your mind around this concept? Mix up some Jell-O, and play with your food!

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Views from Windows

Is life really speeding by, or is it just the vehicle you're traveling in? Stretch your imagination with a personal look at how the height and velocity of your vantage point affect the view.

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