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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners conduct three experiments to examine temperature, the different stages of the water cycle, and how convection creates wind. These activities can be used individually or...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners transform everyday milk into small plastic figurines and jewelry. Use this activity to introduce learners to monomers and polymers. Note: this activity requires adult...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners explore atoms as the smallest building blocks of matter. With adult help, learners start by dividing play dough in half, over and over again. Then they use a notebook (a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners separate materials based on their special properties to mimic the way recyclables are sorted at recycling centers. Learners observe if various objects are attracted to a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF (Plants—The Green Machines), learners use chromatography to separate and identify pigments within various leaves. Learners soak leaf pieces in warmed rubbing...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity learners compare the bounciness of warm and cold racquetballs to see if temperature makes a difference in how well they bounce. Use this activity to introduce polymers and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the properties of liquid crystals, which are responsible for why mood rings change color. In the first experiment, learners will see how liquid crystals...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    California Energy Commission
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    In this activity, learners make a model of a power plant that uses steam. Learners use simple materials like foil, a tin can, and a pot of water to model a geothermal power plant. Learners use a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix milk, vinegar, baking soda, and water to create sticky glue. Use this activity to explain how engineers develop and evaluate new materials and products. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity on page 6 of the PDF (Chemistry—It’s Elemental), learners explore some of the properties of copper using a few common household ingredients. Learners compare four liquids and their...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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