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    The Exploratorium
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    Construct a simple battery that's able to power a small light or motor out of foil, salt water, and charcoal. A helpful video, produced by the Exploratorium, guides you along on this activity.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 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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    In this activity, high voltage is applied across a pickle to emit a yellow glow. This activity should only be conducted by skilled adults and is best suited as a demonstration. Optional extensions...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity that demonstrates how batteries work using simple household materials. Learners use a pickle, aluminum foil and a pencil to create an electrical circuit that powers a buzzer....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Create gas with a glass of water, some wire, conductors and a battery! You will be separating water (H2O) into oxygen and hydrogen. This hands-on experiment explores the process of electrolysis,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build a simple qualitative conductivity tester with a battery, bulb and foil. Then learners use the device to test if a solution, a series of solutions, and a solution...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build a simple electrolysis device. Then learners use an indicating solution to visualize hydrogen and oxygen molecules in water.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a simple electrolysis device. With this device, learners can decompose water into its elemental components: hydrogen and oxygen gas. Bubbles emanating from...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners light an LED with five cents. Learners use two different metals and some sour, salty water to create a cheap battery. Learners also have the option of checking the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 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

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