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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this earth science/math/art activity, learners use simple ingredients to grow crystals and examine the repeating geometric shapes and patterns. Learners compare the growth of crystals from four...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity shows you how to make amazing crystal spikes using Epsom salt and the sun. When Epsom salt is dissolved in water and placed in a container in the sun, the water evaporates, leaving...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this simple activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a crystal garden using salt, water, and a brick. This is a take-home version of the display Crystal Garden in the Nature of Matter unit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 6 of the PDF, learners dissolve Epsom salt in water and discover that the resulting solution can be used to create a work of art. Use this fun art activity to introduce...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners mimic the process for making bricks. Learners shape and bake creations from a dough that is made from flour, salt, and water. Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this arts and craft related activity, learners combine various ingredients to make glue. To test the glue's stickiness, they create a decorative project such as a collage, mosaic picture,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners follow a recipe to make a dough similar to the clay artists use to make sculptures. Learners mix ingredients, knead the dough, and then shape and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this technology activity, learners light up the room with electrifying play dough creations. Learners use conductive and insulating homemade play dough to build simple circuits. Learners then...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours