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    Learners compare the weight of equal volumes of wax, water, and clay. Learners discover that since the wax weighs less than an equal volume of water, it is less dense than water and will float. And...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners design their own experiment to investigate whether the temperature of the surrounding water affects the rate at which the colored coating dissolves from an M&M. When they conduct their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners design a crushing test and discover that identifying and controlling the variables may be difficult. Although the crushing test will not give conclusive results, it is a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine which M&M color dissolves the fastest in water. Learners should have a plan to control variables such as type of plate, amount of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners apply a dissolving test to known crystals to identify the unknown. Since the unknown is chemically the same as one of the known crystals, it should dissolve similarly. By...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners mix vinegar and baking soda to produce a gas. With the addition of a bit of liquid soap, the gas becomes trapped in measurable bubbles. This way, learners can alter the amount of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners explore how engineers characterize building materials. Learners test the strength of spaghetti and determine how the number of spaghetti strands...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners carefully pour vegetable oil, water, and corn syrup in any order into a cup and discover that regardless of the order they are poured, the liquids arrange themselves in layers the same way...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners will see that changing the shape of an object, like a clay ball, that is more dense than water, can affect whether the object will sink or float. The density of the clay used in this...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners see that a can of regular cola sinks while a can of diet cola floats. As a demonstration, bubble wrap is taped to the can of regular cola to make it float. Learners will use this idea to...

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

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