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    Using yeast, sugar, and water, learners create a chemical reaction which produces carbon dioxide (CO2) gas inside a 2-liter bottle. They use this gas to inflate a balloon. This reaction shows the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners make their own acid-base indicator from red cabbage. They use this indicator to test substances around the house. Red cabbage juice is purple in water (neutral), pink or red in vinegar ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity uses turmeric, a common spice in curry, as an indicator for acidity and basicity. Turmeric is yellow in acid and neutral substances, but turns bright red with bases. Learners can use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners are given mysterious white powders and have to determine their identity with chemical tests. This resource includes background information about how to identify detergent, citric acid,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners observe a sealed container holding a clear colorless liquid. They shake the container and the fluid turns blue. When allowed to sit for a few moments, the fluid turns colorless again....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners investigate the properties of the liquids in two bottles. One contains layers of oil and water, and one contains oil, water, and soap. Learners shake the bottles and observe the difference...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make a classic polymer toy using Borax and white glue! It's stretchy and bouncy and acts sort of like a solid and sort of like a liquid (similar to Silly Putty). This recipe suggests ways to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners add dilute bleach solution to water that has been dyed with yellow, blue, and green food color. Using a chemical reaction (bleaching), learners can identify different...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners examine fingerprints. Learners leave a hidden print on a surface and then make their own print detecting powder from graphite (found in pencils). The next phase of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity explores the basic workings of a siphon, which is the core technology that makes toilets work. The heart of the lesson plan is a simple demonstration of a siphon and how it works: use...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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