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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity which should only be done under adult supervision (page 10 of the PDF), learners will create an exothermic process by making Sodium Acetate. Students will boil a mixture...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use spaghetti to explore density and chemical reactions. Learners will discover how a solution of baking soda and vinegar can make spaghetti float and even ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this simple chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF) about acids and bases, learners will mix a baking soda and water solution and use it to paint a message on a sheet of white paper. Once the paint...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Using a milk-based recipe, learners create "moo glue" which is basically white school-type glue. The "secret ingredient" in milk that helps make glue is a chemical called casein...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners experiment with hydrogen peroxide, vinegar, yeast, and baking soda to produce hot and cold reactions. Use this activity to demonstrate exothermic and endothermic reactions.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners make their own acid-base indicator from red cabbage. They use this indicator to test substances around the house. Red cabbage juice is purple in water (neutral), pink or red in vinegar ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners investigate signs of a chemical reaction when they mix vinegar and baking soda. In addition to a gas being produced, learners also notice the temperature decreases. Learners can quantify...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners examine baking powder, a combination of three powders: baking soda, cream of tartar, and cornstarch. Learners use their data from the previous activity (see related...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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