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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this four-part activity, learners explore how the body works and the chemistry that happens inside living things. In the first activity about molecule receptors, learners use their sense of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    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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    COSI
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    In this biology activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will explore how saliva assists in the beginning of the digestive process. By comparing chewed and unchewed crackers, they will see first hand...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity related to microbes, learners make slides of cells from an onion skin and Elodea (American or Canadian waterweed) to observe under a microscope. With these examples, learners will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 8 of the PDF, learners investigate vitamin C. Learners conduct a chemistry experiment to determine if Tang drink mix or orange juice contains more vitamin C. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this experiment, learners will conduct chemical and physical tests to identify mystery substances. This experiment is very flexible, allowing educators to determine the number of unknowns to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets and how plants make starch (carbohydrates) to use as their food source. Testing with a dropper of iodine in Part One,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 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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    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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