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    The Let's Do Chemistry "Build a Battery" activity lets participants learn how batteries work and how materials behave, change, and interact by building their own simple battery out...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover how a super-absorbing material can be used to move a straw. Learners discover that hydrogels can absorb a lot of water, like the one used in this activity, which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity/demo, learners investigate biobarcodes, a nanomedical technology that allows for massively parallel testing that can assist with disease diagnosis. Learners define antibodies and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In "Chemistry Makes Scents," participants use their noses to distinguish between chemicals with very similar structures. While these chemicals can behave similarly, they often have very...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    This activity encourages visitors to build an electroscope—a simplified version of one of the tools scientists use to study the invisible forces on Earth and in space. Participants will learn how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    "Molecules in Motion" explores how materials behave and change in a vacuum. Participants can experiment with putting various objects in a small vacuum chamber and then observing the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a necklace of wheat germ DNA. Learners add alcohol to wheat germ so that the DNA clumps together. Use this activity to talk about how self-assembly is a process by...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate what happens when you build up static electricity on plastic balls. Learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to suspend in a tube,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a flexible magnet as a model for a scanning probe microscope (SPM). They learn that SPMs are an example of a special tool that scientists use to work on the nanoscale...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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