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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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    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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    In this activity, learners use crayons to draw conclusions about rocks and the rock cycle. Learners form crayons ((which can be "weathered"—heated, compressed and cooled—like rocks) into...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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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 related to magnetism and electricity, learners observe as two parallel, current-carrying wires exert forces on each other. Learners will discover that these forces push the wires...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners burn a peanut, which produces a flame that can be used to boil away water and count the calories contained in the peanut. Learners use a formula to calculate the calories...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about chemistry and electricity, learners form a battery by placing their hands onto plates of different metals. Learners detect the current by reading a DC microammeter attached...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes