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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use Benedict’s solution and heat to test for the presence of simple sugars in glucose, sucrose, starch, and starch combined with amylase. They find simple sugars only in the glucose and in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 23-27) lets learners simulate the work of scientists who take core samples of Earth's rocky layers to determine geological history. Learners create a model of Earth&...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build models of sinkholes to gain an intuitive knowledge of their physical aspects. They construct a model of the geology of a sinkhole in a terrarium using sugar and sand to represent the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this design challenge, learners will use microbes to design and grow a custom biomaterial at home and make something creative with it. This biomaterial is made by the millions of living yeast...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    Visitors test solutions of water, sugar, salt, and hydrochloric acid and the solids salt and sugar. They clip leads from the hand generator to wires immersed in each substance. If the substance is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners test solutions of water, sugar, salt, and hydrochloric acid for electrical conductivity. They immerse leads from a lighting device (a battery pack connected to an LED) into each solution....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Visitors observe a bottle with a balloon attached around the mouth. The bottle contains a solution of yeast, sugar, and water. The resulting chemical reaction produces carbon dioxide gas that fills...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use geometry in observing the shapes and angles soap bubbles create when they join together. Learners use a cut-up straw and pipe cleaners to make a cube frame after...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners work to figure out which of four juices are real, and which is just food coloring and sugar. Learners add vinegar (an acid) and washing soda solution (a base)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 12-15), learners make a crater model and test the effects of weather (rain) on its surface. This activity helps learners understand how Earth's crust is constantly...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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