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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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    COSI
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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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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discuss how life is defined and conduct a simple experiment, looking for signs of life in three different “soil” samples. The experiment introduces learners to the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun and delicious chemistry activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will explore the difference between physical and chemical change by making homemade ice cream. They will also learn about...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity about combustion and energy, learners observe a burning candle in a sealed jar and the burning of white sugar. The first part of the activity (candle burning) should be conducted...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners take on the role of environmental engineers as they design water filters. Learners see how polluted water (water with chocolate powder mix) can become clearer when passed through their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners separate the protein from milk and and use it to make their own glue. They will explore why there are so many different kinds of glue, and what uses different glues would...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners create and reveal secret messages written with invisible ink! The invisible ink is actually a baking soda solution, and the magical revealing liquid is fruit juice. The...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 1 of PDF), learners observe and quantify the growth of yeast when it is given table sugar as a food source. Learners will make...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners model how the Moon's volcanic period reshaped its earlier features. Learners consider that the broad, shallow impact basins--which had formed earlier while it was a ...

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

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