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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 14 of the PDF (Rethinking the 3 R’s: It’s Easy to be Green), learners turn plain pieces of recycled plastic into shrunken works of art. Explore the unique properties of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the properties of paper by constructing and modifying paper airplanes. This guide includes instructions for building a "Nakamura lock" plane, which may...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Experiment with friction and make bearings for a whirligig! This activity is a nice introduction to friction and bearings and demonstrates why bearings are useful for spinning. A related video show...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (on page 8), learners model how marble statues and buildings are affected by acid rain. Antacid tablets made with calcium carbonate are used to represent marble (also made from...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    This activity generates learner excitement about light through the creation of a room-sized rainbow. Learners also make their own "rainbow" drawings that incorporate the sequence of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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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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    The Exploratorium
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    Align four color transparencies, each one a single color (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black), and see a beautiful full color image. Make sure you have access to a color printer that can print to a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners "draw" with frozen tempera paint. The ice cubes are prepared the day before by placing watered down tempera paint and popsicle sticks in ice cube trays....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this three-part activity, learners use paper to explore Bernoulli's Principle — fast-moving air has lower pressure than non-moving air. First, learners observe what happens when they hold a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity (posted on March 27, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a mini zoetrope, a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures. First,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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