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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 8 of the PDF, learners make three of Harry Potter's essential school supplies: quills, ink, and color-changing paper. Learners use supplies from the grocery store to...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test their trebuchets to determine the farthest distance they can hit...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics activity, learners recreate Galileo's famous experiment, in which he dropped a heavy weight and a light weight from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to show that both...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners build water-propelled engines from soft drink cans. Water flowing out of holes in the can cause the can to rotate in the direction opposite to the stream, explained by...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    This is an online game recreating the longest ever (at that point in time) freefall jump by Air Force Captain Joe Kittinger. Learners will be briefed on when they should deploy each parachute in...

    free Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Make
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    In this activity, learners use chemistry to produce weathered "antiqued" paper with burned edges. Learners first soak white paper in coffee and then apply a charring solution of ammonium...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is a series of demonstrations about different electrical and magnetic phenomena. Some require highly specialized equipment like a Wimshurst machine, while others involve very simple equipment...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Carleton College
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    This paper describes a working-model demonstration of Ernest Rutherford's 1911 experiment about the nature of atoms. In this demonstration, a model of an atom is constructed inside a sealed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun and imaginative writing assignment (page nine of the pdf), students will flex the creative side of their brains to learn more about the laws of motion and the scientific process....

    free Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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