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    New York Hall of Science
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    Investigate the interaction of liquids of different densities and experiment with wave patterns with this hands-on activity. Using water, food coloring and oil, learners will explore the concepts...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe a bottle containing water and oil. They are invited to pick up the bottle and mix the contents together. Because of their poor miscibility, oil and water can form “ocean waves” in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners can create five-layer density columns by employing one of three (or all) methods. Method 1 gives the names of the liquids and the order for adding them, and its goal is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners examine raindrop bottles (prepared ahead of time) to observe in slow motion the behavior of falling droplets and explore concepts such as drag and terminal velocity. As...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 4 of the PDF, learners conduct some quick and easy tests to determine the differences between water and other liquids that look very similar to water. Learners compare how...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners calculate the number of milliliters of water a nearby tree transpires per day. First, teams of learners go outdoors to collect five leaves from a mulberry or cottonwood...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners discover how sediment is affected in an oil spill. Learners investigate the differences between heavy and light oil as well as the differences between different sediments...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners add two dyes to mineral oil and water, and then compare their miscibility (how well they mix) in each. Learners discover that the molecular structure of a dye determines whether it will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners investigate the properties of the liquids in two bottles. One contains layers of oil and water, and one contains oil, water, and soap. Learners shake the bottles and observe the difference...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners press their fingertip onto a clean Plexiglas sheet. The fingerprints are then revealed as learners dust over the print with fingerprint powder. They can lift their prints with clear tape,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes

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