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    In this quick activity, learners will investigate what happens to bubble gum when it is chewed for 5-10 minutes. First, learners measure the weight of unwrapped pieces on a kitchen scale and...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into decomposition. Groups of learners will carefully observe and record the appearance of items, such as an apple, that can...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity related to rotational inertia (page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a bit of scientific experimenting to test if open-faced peanut butter sandwiches really do always land peanut...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will use the ever-popular soda geyser experiment to test the reactivity of the various sugar candies or mints. The goal is to set off the highest...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation to determine the age of fossils based on where they are discovered. Groups of learners will dig for fossils embedded in...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this health and genetics activity, learners determine whether tasting the bitter compound PTC (phenylthiocarbamide) influences which vegetables a person likes. Learners conduct a blind taste...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into conductivity. Learners will harness the surprising electricity of fruit when they create a battery out of a lemon stuck...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this simple chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF) about acids and bases, learners will mix a baking soda and water solution and use it to paint a message on a sheet of white paper. Once the paint...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about self-assembly, the ability of molecules to assemble themselves according to certain rules. Learners will use food-grade components to create...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into animal behavior. Learners will create five or six scent blocks by rubbing wood blocks with different kitchen spices, foods,...

    Ages 8 - 14

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