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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this experiment with planaria (a type of flatworm), learners will investigate the capability of different body sections to regenerate. When a planaria’s head is cut off, the remaining tail...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners build a plastic emergence chamber (or use purchased "mini mosquito breeder") to observe and analyze the mosquito life cycle. Learners record daily observations...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners build an instrument for catching and observing flies. Learners act as entomologists, attract flies into a jar using a slice of apple, and then observe the flies'...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 4 weeks

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