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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is written as a static display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on experiment for learners to conduct. Sodium phosphate, a clear colorless solution, is combined with six different metal...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this four-part laboratory exercise, learners investigate properties of Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) including (1) symptoms induced by the virus in susceptible plants at the macroscopic and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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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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    In this genetics activity, learners extract DNA from an onion, using detergent solution, a food processor, and rubbing alcohol. They will also discuss genetic engineering of plants.

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use guar gum to make slime. Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers, viscosity, and colloids. Extensions for this activity include challenging...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use spaghetti to explore density and chemical reactions. Learners will discover how a solution of baking soda and vinegar can make spaghetti float and even ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners combine hydrogen peroxide with three different forms of potato: raw chunks, ground chunks, and boiled chunks. They observe the difference in bubbling of the three forms, and inferring the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a pneumatic trough (see related activity) to generate and collect pure oxygen. Learners will test to see if they've generated oxygen by observing the combustion...

    Over $20 per student Ages 14 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity, learners fill two test tubes with a solution of "artificial stomach fluid," consisting of hydrochloric acid in the same concentration as in human stomachs,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In this fun and in depth hands-on experiment, learners test various liquid samples (distilled water, lemon juice, vinegar, and baking soda mixed with water) to determine their pH levels and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks

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