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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a chemical reaction to visualize where moisture forms on the body. Learners use the Minor's iodine-starch test, a diagnostic test that doctors use to detect...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners make slides of onion cells and their own cheek cells. Use this lab to teach learners how to prepare microscope slides and use a microscope. Learners will also identify...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners are given mysterious white powders and have to determine their identity with chemical tests. This resource includes background information about how to identify detergent, citric acid,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners investigate vitamin C. Using a simple starch and iodine demonstration, learners discover that vitamin C is an antioxidant, and protects us by reacting with toxic...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners compare the properties and solubilities of Styrofoam (TM), ecofoam packing peanuts, and popcorn. First, the solubility of each substance is tested in water. A drop of iodine is added to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This three-part lab helps learners understand the essential principles governing diffusion and osmosis. Dialysis tubing is used to simulate an animal cell and actual plant cells are used to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this demonstration, learners discover that nanoparticles behave differently, in part because they have a high surface area to volume ratio. Learners learn that smaller particles have a much...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This activity provides an opportunity for learners to observe and examine how carbon dioxide, water, and light produce glucose/starch through a process called photosynthesis. This process is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners conduct tests for proteins, glucose, and starch. At the beginning of the activity, learners choose three items to test: one known to be “never alive," one known to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours