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    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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    In this activity, learners test and compare the physical properties of thermoplastic polymers. Learners compare different plastics based on their color, degree of transparency, texture, and density...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners write their initials by applying different clear "magic ink" solutions to separate pieces of paper and then "develop" the inks with other clear solutions. One "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    APSnet
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners extract DNA from fruit to investigate how it looks and feels. The procedure is similar to what scientists have to do before they can use...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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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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    The purpose of this lab is to recognize that the answers to some of society's industrial challenges may lie right in our own backyards. Learners discover how to select protein-digesting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days