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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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    National Health Museum
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    This activity provides an opportunity for learners to observe and examine how carbon dioxide, water, and light produce glucose/starch through a process called photosynthesis. This process is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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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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    WGBH
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    In this fascinating and fun experiment, learners use chemistry to identify a mystery powder and to solve a "crime," a process similar to that used by real forensic scientists. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners explore two properties of gases: gases take up space and exert pressure. Learners assemble two flasks and a beaker, connecting them with stoppers and tubing. They combine...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity, learners will test the pH of various foods and household substances using cabbage. They will explore the concept of acidic and basic chemicals, learn that pH is a common...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this exciting and tasty chemistry activity which requires adult supervision, learners explore how chemistry affects a simple everyday activity like cooking. They will combine ingredients to make...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity, learners will learn how to make their own pH indicator using cabbage leaves, and then test common household items with their homemade indicator. This is an excellent...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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