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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners add calcium chloride to a baking soda solution and observe an increase in temperature along with the production of a gas and a white precipitate. These are all signs of a chemical reaction...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    Molecular gastronomy is the scientific study of food preparation. Learners use self-assembly techniques to create edible capsules of chocolate syrup (food grade ingredients are required). The...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners mix ingredients in a plastic bag, and then identify three characteristics of a chemical reaction: production of heat, color change, and production of a gas. Turmeric, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners explore temperature changes from chemical reactions by mixing urea with water in one flask and mixing calcium chloride with water in another flask. They observe that the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners perform three chemical reactions in a sealed zip-top bag. Learners will record their observations and classify the changes as chemical or physical. This...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about self-assembly, the ability of molecules to assemble themselves according to certain rules. Learners will use food-grade components to create...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    Ocean acidification is a big issue due to the amount of carbon dioxide humans release. CO2 in the atmosphere is absorbed into the ocean thus changing its acidity. The more acidic the ocean becomes,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners discover that many chemical reactions involve heat loss or gain. With this understanding, they try to find a combination of chemicals that could be used to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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    This activity uses LEGO® bricks to represent atoms bonding into molecules and crystals. The lesson plan is for a 2.5 hour workshop (or four 45-minute classes). There is a "wet lab"...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours