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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry demonstration, learners will discover that phenolphthalein is an acid/base indicator. One learner will read a poem about four witches making a potion. Four learners will act out...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this experiment, learners try different liquids to see which ones clean pennies best. Liquids to try include water, lemon juice, cola, vinegar, and dishwashing detergent. Suggested extensions...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Eggs are placed in vinegar for one or two days to dissolve the shells. Then, learners place the eggs in water or corn syrup and observe them over a period of days. Through the process of osmosis,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Make a classic polymer toy using Borax and white glue! It's stretchy and bouncy and acts sort of like a solid and sort of like a liquid (similar to Silly Putty). This recipe suggests ways to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this environmental science activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners use vinegar and chalk to observe the effect of acid rain on various building materials and plant life. Learners will explore how...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity (on pages 11-12 of PDF) learners create models of lava layers that have formed on the moon. The model is created by mixing a series of different colored vinegar with baking soda,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can participate to learn about conservation of gas. This is one of the classic experiments using baking soda and vinegar....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners mix vinegar and baking soda to produce a gas. With the addition of a bit of liquid soap, the gas becomes trapped in measurable bubbles. This way, learners can alter the amount of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun chemistry activity (page 3 of the pdf), learners use cabbage juice to determine the pH of several substances. Designed as a pre- or post-visit lesson in connection to a trip to COSI...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Ocean acidification is a problem that humans will have to deal with as we release more and more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This activity demonstrates how water can become acidic with the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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