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    KCET
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    This open-ended art project allows learners to create their own colorful ice sculpture by using rock salt and food coloring on a solid block of ice. The entire activity is like a mini-science...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Don't scream for ice cream -- make it with milk, sugar, flavoring and some 'salt-water' ice. Discover the chemistry of ice cream by creating your own.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this art meets chemistry activity, early learners discover the almost magical absorbent properties of salt while creating ethereal watercolor paintings. Learners first use watercolor to paint an...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity about density provides instructions for making a miniature "lava lite" with just salt, oil, water, and food coloring. This crowd-pleasing experiment is a hands-on and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    WNET
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    In this fun hands-on activity, learners whip up a batch of cyber-dough (play dough) using math for measurements. The amount of salt is given, but the learner needs to figure out how much flour (4...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    Learners are challenged to create solutions that conduct electricity and make a buzzer buzz (or an LED light up). They are given water, salad oil, alcohol, and vinegar as liquids, salt and sugar as...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners separate a mixture of pebbles, salt crystals, and wood pieces. They add water and pour the mixture through a strainer. The pebbles are left in the beaker, the wood is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this investigation, learners plant seeds in a 2-liter bottle filled with soil that is connected to a water source below. Over the next few weeks, learners observe how the plants grow. The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is a recipe for playdough made by mixing household ingredients and cooking it in a microwave. This recipe includes suggestions for artistic embellishments to enhance the sensory experience,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry investigation, learners combine common cooking substances (flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, water, food coloring) to explore mixtures. Both homogeneous (whole thing...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes

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