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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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    Using yeast, sugar, and water, learners create a chemical reaction which produces carbon dioxide (CO2) gas inside a 2-liter bottle. They use this gas to inflate a balloon. This reaction shows the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a layered drink with liquids of different densities. The molecules of a denser liquid, like chocolate syrup, are arranged more...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners make their own acid-base indicator from red cabbage. They use this indicator to test substances around the house. Red cabbage juice is purple in water (neutral), pink or red in vinegar ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity uses turmeric, a common spice in curry, as an indicator for acidity and basicity. Turmeric is yellow in acid and neutral substances, but turns bright red with bases. Learners can use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners investigate how temperature affects the rate of chemical reactions by observing how steel wool reacts with various types of Kool-Aid solutions at different temperatures. The reaction is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Eggs are placed in vinegar for one or two days to dissolve the shells. Then, learners place the eggs in water or corn syrup and observe them over a period of days. Through the process of osmosis,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a plastic protein polymer from milk. Adding vinegar to milk causes the protein casein to solidify or curdle. After allowing the casein to dry,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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 use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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