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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners explore how nanosized structures can create brilliant color. Learners examine Blue Morpho butterflies in the light and discover what happens when they put a drop of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners mix ingredients in a plastic bag, and then identify three characteristics of a chemical reaction: production of heat, color change, and production of a gas. Turmeric, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 4 of the PDF, learners conduct some quick and easy tests to determine the differences between water and other liquids that look very similar to water. Learners compare how...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity uses turmeric, a common spice in curry, as an indicator for acidity and basicity. Turmeric is yellow in acid and neutral substances, but turns bright red with bases. Learners can use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity shows learners (with adult supervision) how to make a Glitter Globe, a fabulous toy that shimmers when you shake it. The ingredients of the Globe--rubbing alcohol, vegetable oil, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners initially test to see how many drops of liquid (water, rubbing alcohol, and vegetable oil) can fit on a penny. They then generate their own hypotheses to explain the results and design...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a nanoscale structure that occurs in nature. Learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put the sample in an Eppendorf tube...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this experiment, learners isolate Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) from onion cells using a simple extraction procedure. The procedure will take approximately 10-15 minutes and will involve several...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    DNA is the thread of life. Encoded in its genetic sequence is the information that makes each of us unique. This activity allows you to see long, stringy strands of DNA extracted from wheat germ....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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