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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners explore acids and bases by preparing six solutions that combine vinegar and ammonia, ranging from acid (all vinegar) to base (all ammonia). They add an indicator to each...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry demonstration, learners will discover that phenolphthalein is a chemical that displays different colors depending on the acidity or basicity of the environment. Learners will be...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Using household materials, learners can make white gooey globs from clear solutions. Alum, dissolved in water, reacts with the hydroxide in ammonia to create aluminum hydroxide. This creates a soft...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners observe the water cycle in action! Water vapor in a tumbler condenses on chilled aluminum foil — producing the liquid form of water familiar to us as rain and dew....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity, which requires adult supervision, learners get to explore the awesome power of chemistry. They will choose from one of two types of crystals they want to grow and see first-hand...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this simple activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a crystal garden using salt, water, and a brick. This is a take-home version of the display Crystal Garden in the Nature of Matter unit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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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    WGBH
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    In this hands-on experiment, kids use chemistry to explore whether acids or bases are better at restoring a penny’s shine. Kids follow the scientific process to test a common household cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This lesson gives full instructions for making cabbage juice indicator, a procedure sheet for learners to record observations as they use the indicator to test materials, and extension activities...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners use red cabbage juice and pH indicator paper to test the acidity and basicity of household materials. The activity links this concept of acids and bases to acid rain and other pollutants....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes