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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners will model the mechanical weathering and erosion of rocks in a stream or river. Learners put "stones" made of plaster of paris into a plastic container filled...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity about acid-base reactions using eggs and vinegar. Learners place eggs inside a container of vinegar and leave to soak overnight. The calcium carbonate of the shell reacts with...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    This activity uses Jell-O(R) to introduce learners to microfluidics, the flow of fluids through microscopic channels. Using wooden coffee stirrers, learners create patterns to be cast in Jell-O(R),...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity (on pages 19-21 of the PDF) learners observe mold growing on potatoes. Preparation for this activity has to start a week before, to allow time for the mold to grow on the potatoes....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    Learners explore soybeans, soak them in water to remove their coat, and then split them open to look inside. They also make a musical shaker out of paper cups, a cardboard tube, and soybeans. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners work in groups to construct bridges using stale marshmallows and toothpicks. They build bridges inspired by various designs, and then test the strength of the bridge by weighting it down...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from lima bean bacteria. This experiment requires the use of a centrifuge (not included in cost of materials)....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    Over 1 or 2 days, learners use vinegar to remove the calcium from a chicken bone. They then explore how the bones have changed. An accompanying video with Mr. O further explores the relationship...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners will explore globes of frozen water to learn how to ask and then answer 'investigable' questions. The activity web page includes a short video demonstration....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    APSnet
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    This demonstration can be used to help learners visualize DNA by lysing (breaking open) bacterial cells on a slide and “stringing up” the DNA with a toothpick in less than one minute. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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