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    Learners observe a sealed test tube containing a small amount of solid stearic acid. Under adult supervision, learners place the test tube into a beaker of hot water and observe the white stearic...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity exploring color and color mixing. Learners use an eyedropper to place dots of thinned tempera paint onto a super-absorbent paper towel, noting how the colors spread out from the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity in which learners explore the effects of gravity, motion and momentum while creating art. By rolling a golf ball in paint, placing construction paper in a tray, tilting the tray...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is written as a display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on activity. Learners observe and shake containers of shiny liquids. Inside the containers are mixtures of water and some small...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this art meets chemistry activity, early learners discover the almost magical absorbent properties of salt while creating ethereal watercolor paintings. Learners first use watercolor to paint an...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners observe and compare the sizes of three toy “growing” crocodiles made from water-absorbent polymers. One is it its original state, dry, hard, and about 10cm long. One is immersed in salt...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners use their imaginations and experiment with different materials to create bug hats. Use the suggested open-ended questions to encourage learners to talk about what they...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is written as a static display, but can easily become a hands-on experiment for learners. One stoppered flask contains a piece of metal copper, the other contains a blue solution and a piece...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners mix liquid water with solid cornstarch. They investigate the slime produced, which has properties of both a solid and a liquid. When they press hard on the starch slime with their fingers,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    This guide outlines how to plant a garden even if you don't have a yard! It gives advice on how to prepare a container for plants and how to cultivate seedlings so they can grow enough to be...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - adult 1 to 4 weeks

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