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    This is an activity about dinosaurs, fossils, and the work of paleontologists. Learners use hand tools (paint brushes, scoops, and sifters) to unearth fossil specimens in tubs of birdseed. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this chemistry demonstration, acid rain is simulated in a petri dish. Sodium sulfite (NaSO3) and hydrochloric acid (HCl) are mixed to create sulfur dioxide gas (SO2), which is a common byproduct...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners use a candle to investigate the products of combustion. When a glass rod is held over a lit candle, the candle flame deposits carbon on the rod. Then the candle and a drop of pH indicator...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this crafty chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make their own paper from used paper they may have otherwise thrown away. Learners have fun, and come away with a great finished...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, early learners simulate fossil prints in play dough or clay. Using plastic dinosaur feet to make footprints on their “mud” (much as dinosaurs walked around their habitat) and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about dinosaurs, learners first participate in a group discussion about where and when dinosaurs lived, how big they were, and who studies them and how. Then, learners use their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This display shows the dangers of acid rain on buildings and other structures as two concrete bunny rabbits are disintegrated by sulfuric acid. Learners scrape chalk onto the concrete bunnies. One...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 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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    Learners design their own experiment to investigate how pollution diffuses through ground material. This model for leaking underground storage tanks helps learners connect their learning to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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