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    Sciencenter
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    Learners are challenged to discover the relative densities of colored liquids to create a rainbow pattern in a test tube. Five different solutions—3 mixtures of ethyl alcohol, food color and water;...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners pour equal amounts of coffee, mineral oil, corn syrup, and alcohol into a beaker. The liquids resolve into stacked layers, and learners can infer which liquids are the most and least dense...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics activity, learners discover how to extract DNA from green split peas. This resource guide includes a brief explanation of DNA and provides suggestions for ways to experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners create a necklace of wheat germ DNA. Learners add alcohol to wheat germ so that the DNA clumps together. Use this activity to talk about how self-assembly is a process by...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This activity is about collecting and analyzing DNA as part of a criminal investigation. Learners collect their own cheek cells, burst the cell membranes with detergent, and then precipitate DNA...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can be extracted from a chunk of thymus (sweetbread) or liver. This experiment requires the use of a centrifuge (not included in cost...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells. It includes an optional test for the presence of DNA. Use this experiment to supplement any...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners explore density by using four solids and 6 liquids to create colorful, layered rows. This activity can be done as a demonstration or lab, with learners trying...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians. The field study allows learners to go into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours

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