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In this easy chemistry activity, learners submerge pennies in different liquids (water, lemon juice, vinegar, liquid hand soap, salt water, and baking soda mixed with water) to observe which best clea

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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In this math lesson, learners learn how to construct stem and leaf plots. Learners first estimate the number of drops of water that will fit on the head of a penny.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners use tinfoil to build and test their own boats - which designs will float, and which will sink?

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this experiment, learners try different liquids to see which ones clean pennies best. Liquids to try include water, lemon juice, cola, vinegar, and dishwashing detergent.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore the properties of metals at four stations. The stations include A) Magnetism and Breakfast Cereal; B) Conductivity of Metals; C) Alloys; and D) Metal Plating.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners search for various kinds of items made from minerals around their home or school, including toothpaste, wall paint, kitty litter, and bricks.

free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this coin math activity, learners sort and stack 100 (one hundred) pennies into piles of 5 pennies each, 10 pennies each, and 20 pennies each.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners conduct an oxidation experiment that turns old pennies bright and shiny. Learners soak 20 dull, dirty pennies in a bowl of salt and vinegar for five minutes.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity (11th activity on the page), learners use pennies to test their hearing acuity.

free Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners explore linear patterns, write a pattern in symbolic form, and solve linear equations using algebra tiles, symbolic manipulation, and a graphing calculator.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes