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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will see that chewing is more than just the crushing up of food; there is actually a chemical change going on at the same time. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners write an invisible message using lemon juice on a piece of paper. They then develop the message by soaking the paper in a dilute iodine solution. The iodine stains the paper blue, but the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners discover how a cabbage juice indicator helps identify acids and bases, and how iodine indicates the presence of starch. Learners test cream of tartar, baking soda, lemon...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners will develop a method to test five similar-looking powders (baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar, detergent, and cornstarch) with four test liquids (water, vinegar...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Some animals can swallow food whole, but humans have to chew. In this activity, learners will investigate what saliva does chemically to food before we even swallow. Learner will examine how their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF (Chemistry—It’s Elemental), learners use iodine to identify foods that contain starch. Compare the starch content of a ripe banana, an overripe banana, milk,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this fascinating and fun experiment, learners use chemistry to identify a mystery powder and to solve a "crime," a process similar to that used by real forensic scientists. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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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