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    Learners mix a solution of luminol with hydrogen peroxide to produce a reaction that gives off blue light. Learners discover that some chemical reactions release energy in the form of light, and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners explore how recyclers take advantage of the different properties of materials, such as magnetism and density, to separate them from a mixture. They use a magnet and floatation to separate...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Learners compare the properties and solubilities of Styrofoam (TM), ecofoam packing peanuts, and popcorn. First, the solubility of each substance is tested in water. A drop of iodine is added to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners use a candle to investigate the products of combustion. When a glass rod is held over a lit candle, the candle flame deposits carbon on the rod. Then the candle and a drop of pH indicator...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this crafty chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make their own paper from used paper they may have otherwise thrown away. Learners have fun, and come away with a great finished...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners explore surface tension by adding pennies to cups which are "full" of plain water or soapy water. The surface tension of the plain water...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    This display shows the dangers of acid rain on buildings and other structures as two concrete bunny rabbits are disintegrated by sulfuric acid. Learners scrape chalk onto the concrete bunnies. One...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners combine different plant solutions -- made from fruits, vegetables, and flowers -- with equal amounts of vinegar (acid), water (neutral), and ammonia (base). They compare the color changes...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners design their own experiment to investigate how pollution diffuses through ground material. This model for leaking underground storage tanks helps learners connect their learning to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners build a filter from old soda bottles and dirt. They create polluted water, and pour it through their filter to clean it. Leaners discover earth materials such as sand and dirt can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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