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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe a bottle containing water and oil. They are invited to pick up the bottle and mix the contents together. Because of their poor miscibility, oil and water can form “ocean waves” in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners can create five-layer density columns by employing one of three (or all) methods. Method 1 gives the names of the liquids and the order for adding them, and its goal is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners examine raindrop bottles (prepared ahead of time) to observe in slow motion the behavior of falling droplets and explore concepts such as drag and terminal velocity. As...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 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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    Learners add two dyes to mineral oil and water, and then compare their miscibility (how well they mix) in each. Learners discover that the molecular structure of a dye determines whether it will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners investigate the properties of the liquids in two bottles. One contains layers of oil and water, and one contains oil, water, and soap. Learners shake the bottles and observe the difference...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners press their fingertip onto a clean Plexiglas sheet. The fingerprints are then revealed as learners dust over the print with fingerprint powder. They can lift their prints with clear tape,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this 7-10 day investigation, learners develop an understanding of waves and tides and their motion through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on activities. Learners demonstrate wave motion in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners pour equal amounts of coffee, mineral oil, corn syrup, and alcohol into a beaker. The liquids resolve into stacked layers, and learners can infer which liquids are the most and least dense...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes