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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners discover how a cabbage juice indicator helps identify acids and bases, and how iodine indicates the presence of starch. Learners test cream of tartar, baking soda, lemon...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration about momentum, use physics to distinguish between a hard-boiled egg and a raw egg without cracking them open. Learners will discover that hard-boiled eggs are much easier to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This activity features two connected hands-on activities about dinosaur bones. Using chicken or turkey bones and regular household items, learners explore the scientific process of studying...

    $1 - $5 Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Sciencenter
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    In this challenge, learners figure out how to make a juice stain disappear. (Younger learners will definitely need assistance, and safety instructions are included in the PDF.) First they...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners combine hydrogen peroxide with three different forms of potato: raw chunks, ground chunks, and boiled chunks. They observe the difference in bubbling of the three forms, and inferring the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this fascinating and fun experiment, learners use chemistry to identify a mystery powder and to solve a "crime," a process similar to that used by real forensic scientists. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners work to figure out which of four juices are real, and which is just food coloring and sugar. Learners add vinegar (an acid) and washing soda solution (a base)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use Benedict’s solution and heat to test for the presence of simple sugars in glucose, sucrose, starch, and starch combined with amylase. They find simple sugars only in the glucose and in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners combine different plant solutions -- made from fruits, vegetables, and flowers -- with equal amounts of vinegar (acid), water (neutral), and ammonia (base). They compare the color changes...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes

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