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    Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Heat makes some materials expand, and it makes others shrink. In this experiment, learners will use unique shrinking properties of recycled plastic (solid polystyrene—general purpose recyclable...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Investigate a flower's power of marketing by making an imitation flower that successfully signals a bee (or other pollinator of your choice) to visit. Try to determine what characteristics...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Build and test a scale model of a rainforest canopy walkway. Rainforest researchers must consider materials, transportation, and cost so they don't damage the fragile canopy environment as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learn about dyes and mordants (fixatives) when you tie-dye fabric with Kool-Aid™ and vinegar. The colored molecules in Kool-Aid™ form a chemical bond between the fiber and dye molecules.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a biosphere in a baggie. Learners add soil, seeds and a little water in a ziplock bag, tape the bag to a sunny window and observe a microcosm of the water cycle ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    This activity lets you program your 'robot' (a willing friend) to pick up and dispose of some 'toxic waste' using as few commands as possible. Learners create command cards ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners will discover things about their senses as they explore the mystery items in their bag - using their sense of touch.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Make a model city happier with LEDs, circuits, motors, and batteries! Groups can think, discuss, design, and build what would make a community happy. Kids can work as part of a team or on their own...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Test the buoyancy of an aluminum foil boat and an aluminum foil ball. Why does the same material in different shapes sink or float? This activity explores the fact that the amount of water pushed...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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