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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners investigate how temperature affects the rate of chemical reactions by observing how steel wool reacts with various types of Kool-Aid solutions at different temperatures. The reaction is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity about engineering, nutrition, and physical activity, learners design and build a healthy bone model of a space explorer which is strong enough to withstand increasing amounts of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    APSnet
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners extract DNA from fruit to investigate how it looks and feels. The procedure is similar to what scientists have to do before they can use...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation to determine the age of fossils based on where they are discovered. Groups of learners will dig for fossils embedded in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity about osmosis, learners use a naked egg (one with a dissolved eggshell) to learn about selectively permeable membranes. This is a great activity to easily show the qualities of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners review and discuss weathering, erosion and mass wasting, to gain a stronger understanding of how Hickory Run’s Boulder Field was formed after the Laurentide Continental...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Optical Society of America
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    In this activity, learners use Jell-O to explore lenses. Learners cut Jell-O into convex and concave lens shapes and examine how light exits each lens in a darkened room. They compare the rounded...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 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 onion cells. It includes an optional test for the presence of DNA. Use this experiment to supplement any...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This three-part lab helps learners understand the essential principles governing diffusion and osmosis. Dialysis tubing is used to simulate an animal cell and actual plant cells are used to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    This experiment allows learners to experience a small scale "epidemic," demonstrating the ease with which disease organisms are spread, and enables learners to determine the originator of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - adult 4 to 24 hours