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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners make a simple battery out of "sandwiches" of aluminum foil, pennies, and a salt water-soaked paper towel. They detect the electricity the battery makes by listening to it on a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration, learners can observe a number of small convection cells generated from a mixture of aluminum powder and silicon oil on a hot plate. This demonstration helps learners...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners conduct an experiment by heating an aluminum can filled with water to investigate air pressure. Learners will be amazed at what happens to the can at the end of the...

    free Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners observe a combustion reaction and deduce the components necessary for the reaction to occur. They will also see the relationship between pressure, volume, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Play keep away from your cat by using a static charge to suspend a piece of tinsel in the air. This Exploratorium produced activity also features videos to help create and learn about this phenomenon.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this dramatic activity/demonstration about phase change and condensation, learners place an aluminum can filled with about two tablespoons of water on a stove burner. When steam begins to exit...

    free Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners place their hands on different metals and use an ammeter to monitor the flow of electricity from one metal to another. They become part of a complete circuit, allowing electrons to flow...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes