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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity that demonstrates how batteries work using simple household materials. Learners use a pickle, aluminum foil and a pencil to create an electrical circuit that powers a buzzer....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this electrochemistry activity, young learners and adult helpers create a battery from a potato to run a clock. This resource includes background information about electricity, electronics, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a simple qualitative conductivity tester with a battery, bulb and foil. Then learners use the device to test if a solution, a series of solutions, and a solution...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners construct a device out of a piezoelectric igniter, like those used as barbecue lighters. Learners use the device to remotely start current flowing in a simple series...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a simple electrolysis device. Then learners use an indicating solution to visualize hydrogen and oxygen molecules in water.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a simple electrolysis device. With this device, learners can decompose water into its elemental components: hydrogen and oxygen gas. Bubbles emanating from...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners drop a magnet through a coil of wire to create electric current in a circuit. LEDs in the circuit allow learners to detect the direction of current flow. Learners see that the direction in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of conducting or insulating electricity. Learners test different everyday materials to determine if the materials are conductors or insulators of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Create gas with a glass of water, some wire, conductors and a battery! You will be separating water (H2O) into oxygen and hydrogen. This hands-on experiment explores the process of electrolysis,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Body Electricity Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into conductivity. Learners will harness the surprising electricity of fruit when they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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