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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity (on pages 11-12 of PDF) learners create models of lava layers that have formed on the moon. The model is created by mixing a series of different colored vinegar with baking soda,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this experiment, learners try different liquids to see which ones clean pennies best. Liquids to try include water, lemon juice, cola, vinegar, and dishwashing detergent. Suggested extensions...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can participate to learn about conservation of gas. This is one of the classic experiments using baking soda and vinegar....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners mix vinegar and baking soda to produce a gas. With the addition of a bit of liquid soap, the gas becomes trapped in measurable bubbles. This way, learners can alter the amount of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners add calcium chloride to a baking soda solution and observe an increase in temperature along with the production of a gas and a white precipitate. These are all signs of a chemical reaction...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun chemistry activity (page 3 of the pdf), learners use cabbage juice to determine the pH of several substances. Designed as a pre- or post-visit lesson in connection to a trip to COSI...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Ocean acidification is a problem that humans will have to deal with as we release more and more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This activity demonstrates how water can become acidic with the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 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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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners observe what happens when yeast cells are provided with a source of food (sugar). Red cabbage "juice" will serve as an indicator for the presence of carbon...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    This activity has learners observe water and compare it to other liquids. They stir and scoop the liquids, drip them onto various materials, drop various objects into the liquids, and record what...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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