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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners extract DNA from a banana. The procedure requires only basic lab equipment (i.e. beaker, test tube) and chemicals (i.e. liquid soap, meat tenderizer, ethanol). This activity is most...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 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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    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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