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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners mix a solution of luminol with hydrogen peroxide to produce a reaction that gives off blue light. Learners discover that some chemical reactions release energy in the form of light, and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this quick activity, learners practice locating a constellation in a map of very dark skies. The activity is designed to introduce the Orion, Big Dipper, and Sagittarius constellation patterns,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners explore how recyclers take advantage of the different properties of materials, such as magnetism and density, to separate them from a mixture. They use a magnet and floatation to separate...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this simple activity, learners explore ocean waves. To find out if water moves forward toward the shore, learners create waves in a simulated ocean (small aquarium tank of water). Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Learners compare the properties and solubilities of Styrofoam (TM), ecofoam packing peanuts, and popcorn. First, the solubility of each substance is tested in water. A drop of iodine is added to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how the added sugar in a can of soda affects its density and thus, its ability to float in water. Learners explore this phenomenon by testing if two cans of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 4 of the PDF, learners thread colored beads onto string. Each beach represent a process of the water cycle. This resource contains a diagram showing the water cycle and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners illustrate the effect of the weight of air over our heads. Since we do not typically feel atmospheric pressure, this activity allows...

    free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Learners combine different plant solutions -- made from fruits, vegetables, and flowers -- with equal amounts of vinegar (acid), water (neutral), and ammonia (base). They compare the color changes...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners use a toaster to investigate the source for the Earth's wind. Learners hold a pinwheel above a toaster to discover that rising heat causes wind. Use this...

    free Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes

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