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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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    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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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In the wild, small crustaceans known as brine shrimp live in marine habitats such as saltwater lakes. In this activity, learners create a saltwater or marine ecosystem that becomes an experimental...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Cornell Center for Materials Research
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    In this activity, learners are asked to examine the differences between two materials in a pair. Learners deduce which material was “original” and which has been altered, and propose an application...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Discover how the salt in soil affects plant growth with a few seeds, some cotton, and salt. In this hands-on activity, you will plant seeds in 2 different kinds of soil, containing more or less...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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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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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will observe a physical change. By making their own sugar or salt crystals, learners will identify physical changes and see how they can be...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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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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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    An estuary is a body of water that is created when freshwater from rivers and streams flows into the saltwater of an ocean. To understand this mixing of fresh and salt water, learners go through...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners design a crushing test and discover that identifying and controlling the variables may be difficult. Although the crushing test will not give conclusive results, it is a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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