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    This is written as a display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on activity. Learners discover how all the parts of a diaper work together to keep babies dry and comfortable. They can find...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity, learners prepare two petri dishes, one filled with water and one filled with milk. Using food coloring and soap, they discover that milk is an emulsion, a special...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners place their hands on different metals and use an ammeter to monitor the flow of electricity from one metal to another. They become part of a complete circuit, allowing electrons to flow...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Extract your DNA from your very own cells! First, learners swish salt water in their mouth to collect cheek cells and spit the water into a glass. Then, learners add liquid dishwashing detergent...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners add drops of alginate solution to a solution of calcium chloride. The alginate does not mix with the calcium chloride, but forms soft gel beads. After rinsing off the beads, learners are...

    Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners investigate an iron-fortified cereal by stirring it with a strong magnet. They discover that metallic iron is present in some cereals. Humans need vitamins and minerals--including some...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners observe a tank of water containing cans of diet and regular sodas. The diet sodas float and the regular sodas sink. All the cans contain the same amount of liquid and the same amount of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners mix liquid water with solid cornstarch. They investigate the slime produced, which has properties of both a solid and a liquid. When they press hard on the starch slime with their fingers,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform a simulated blood test procedure. They perform control reactions and test reactions, then use their observations to determine the blood type of different "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners add acid rain (nitric acid) to two cups that represent lakes. One cup contains limestone gravel and the other contains granite gravel. Learners also add an indicator to each solution that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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