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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this simple activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a crystal garden using salt, water, and a brick. This is a take-home version of the display Crystal Garden in the Nature of Matter unit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners discover that sand is the major ingredient in glass. They carry out a guided investigation involving chocolate to see what happens when heat is applied to a material that...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this lesson, learners develop a robot arm using common materials. Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork, as well as materials selection and use. The robot arm must be at least 18...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners take measurements and create charts to learn about the size of dinosaurs and their relative scale to humans. In addition, learners discover how scientists estimate the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use thin layer chromatography to determine the molecular composition of different markers. First, they use pure rubbing alcohol as the liquid phase, then...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WNET
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    In this fun hands-on activity, learners whip up a batch of cyber-dough (play dough) using math for measurements. The amount of salt is given, but the learner needs to figure out how much flour (4...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their breathing and pulse rates, and learn how these measurements are affected by physical activity. There are three parts to this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this playful, goopy activity, learners mix two liquids to create a solid (that sometimes acts like a liquid ), using basic household materials such as borax and glue. Learners experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners make a paper model of a polymer, then make Silly Putty, an actual polymer. For the model, learners make chains of paper dolls and color them in different ways to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will observe a physical change. They will be astounded to find out that pens and markers of a seemingly single color can actually be made of multiple...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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