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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity that demonstrates how batteries work using simple household materials. Learners use a pickle, aluminum foil and a pencil to create an electrical circuit that powers a buzzer....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Why does milk make some people sick? In this activity learners explore this question and explore the chemistry of milk, and our bodies! This activity can also be used as an exploration of enzyme...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can explore the process of extrusion used to produce pipes and wires in industry. Tooth paste and frostings are examples of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (5th activity on the page), learners explore how what you see influences taste. In experiment 1, learners taste five sodas, one of which is clear soda with orange food coloring....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this yummy biology activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners participate in a demonstration of natural selection. By using a bowl of candy as a "population," students discover how...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from yeast using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to demonstrate...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this simulation, learners act out each digestive function of the organs, tissues, and cells in the digestive tract. Two parallel strips of tape on the floor 3-4 feet apart and the width of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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