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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity that demonstrates how batteries work using simple household materials. Learners use a pickle, aluminum foil and a pencil to create an electrical circuit that powers a buzzer....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners will separate a mixture of FD&C dyes (colors certified and allowed by the US for the Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Personal Care industry) to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this demonstration, cook a cake using the heat produced when the cake batter conducts an electric current. Because of safety concerns, this activity should be conducted as a demonstration only...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners transform everyday milk into small plastic figurines and jewelry. Use this activity to introduce learners to monomers and polymers. Note: this activity requires adult...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build structures from spaghetti and marshmallows to determine which structures are able to handle the greatest load. Their experiments help them to further understand the effects that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore what happens when polarized white light passes through a sugar solution. Learners use a relatively simple setup to investigate light polarization and reveal...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create a gelatinous slime using guar gum powder and borax. Educators can use this simple activity to introduce learners to colloids. This activity page features a fun how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Techbridge
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    In this activity (located on pages 23-24 of the PDF), learners are introduced to structural engineering and encouraged to practice goal-oriented building. Learners work to build the strongest dome...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this simulation, learners use M&M™ candy to explore radioactive isotope decay. Learners pour out a bag of candy and count and record the number of candy pieces that have "decayed"...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this activity, learners use molecular model kits to construct familiar molecules like lactose, caffeine, and Aspirin. This activity helps learners understand how scientists use models to study...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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