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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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    In this chemistry demonstration, acid rain is simulated in a petri dish. Sodium sulfite (NaSO3) and hydrochloric acid (HCl) are mixed to create sulfur dioxide gas (SO2), which is a common byproduct...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 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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    This display shows slow chemical reactions in colorful crystal formations known as Liesegang Rings. These reactions are similar to those forming the rings in agates. This activity is recommended...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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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 add acid rain (nitric acid) to two cups that represent lakes. One cup contains limestone gravel and the other contains granite gravel. Learners also add an indicator to each solution that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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