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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of air pressure. They will watch as marshmallows inside a bottle expand as a vacuum pump removes air from the bottle. The marshmallows will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration about momentum, use physics to distinguish between a hard-boiled egg and a raw egg without cracking them open. Learners will discover that hard-boiled eggs are much easier to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this physics demonstration, learners are challenged to break a raw egg just by squeezing it. Learners will be shocked by their inability to complete the deceivingly simple challenge. Use this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore how ordinary marshmallows expand when heated in a microwave. Learners heat two marshmallows in the microwave for about 20 seconds and then examine the texture and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, adult learners create a lava lamp using beer and nuts! Use this pub-themed activity to demonstrate the effects of buoyancy and bubbles. For younger audiences, substitute any...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners cook amino acids and sugar to explore the range of aromas released. When amino acids and sugars are heated, learners will observe a phenomenon known as the Maillard...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Perform this classic inertia demonstration to illustrate the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy. Eggs are placed in cardboard tubes on a thick piece of cardboard, suspended above cups...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry demonstration, learners investigate the rule "likes dissolve likes" by combining three, immiscible liquids to create a colorful density column. Learners are asked, "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration, learners observe how liquid nitrogen both boils and freezes ingredients to make ice cream in two minutes. The liquid nitrogen also causes the fat and water particles to stay...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this quick activity/demonstration about density, learners examine what happens when two cans of root beer--one diet and one regular--are placed in a large container of water. Do they sink or...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes

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