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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners will develop a method to test five similar-looking powders (baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar, detergent, and cornstarch) with four test liquids (water, vinegar...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity on page 4 of the PDF, learners investigate ingredients that combine to produce gas bubbles. Learners mix together various ingredients to observe chemical reactions that produce a...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity on page 2 of the PDF, learners conduct chemical tests on certain powders used in cooking. After completing the tests, learners try to figure out the identity of a mystery powder....

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this introductory activity and demonstration, learners are introduced to the concept that different substances react chemically in characteristic ways. First learners compare the way baking soda...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners examine baking powder, a combination of three powders: baking soda, cream of tartar, and cornstarch. Learners use their data from the previous activity (see related...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this fascinating and fun experiment, learners use chemistry to identify a mystery powder and to solve a "crime," a process similar to that used by real forensic scientists. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners discover how a cabbage juice indicator helps identify acids and bases, and how iodine indicates the presence of starch. Learners test cream of tartar, baking soda, lemon...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity uses turmeric, a common spice in curry, as an indicator for acidity and basicity. Turmeric is yellow in acid and neutral substances, but turns bright red with bases. Learners can use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry investigation, learners combine common cooking substances (flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, water, food coloring) to explore mixtures. Both homogeneous (whole thing...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes

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