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Pre-K to Grade 2

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Hands-on Activity

Lizards & Snakes: Alive! Coloring Book

How does a Veiled Chameleon's body resemble its environment? What colors are a Burmese Python's spots? Use what you know about squamates to bring these drawings to life.

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Curriculum Materials

Culture as Self-Expression

Every November, millions of people celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. ... in a cornucopia of different ways. Look at the role personal expression plays in shaping culture. 

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Activity

Go on a Genetic Journey Quiz

Can you curl your tongue? Do you have a "hitchhiker's thumb?" Investigate which of these four traits you share—and which of them are rare. 

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Activity

Nature Explorations

No matter what the weather or season, you can explore nature with these 11 challenges. See just how good your observation skills are by comparing butterflies, leaves, reptiles, fish, and more. Then record your own observations in a field journal.

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Curriculum Materials

Field Trip to the Moon Live Presenter Script

Orbit the Earth and get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space with this word-by-word script for the Field Trip to the Moon program at the Hayden Planetarium.

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Classroom Activity

Dinosaur Names

Some dinosaur names are short, while others are lengthy tongue twisters. But all are infused with meaning. Examine the linguistic roots of these terrible (deinos) lizards (sauros). 

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Game

Brain Power

How quickly do you see and how well do you remember? Play these games to find out — and then use them to train your brain to perform better.

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