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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (4th activity on the page), learners test to see if saliva is necessary for food to have taste. Learners dry their tongues with clean paper towels and then taste samples of salt,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners discover that it is difficult to trace a curve by using its reflection in a mirror. Use this activity to discuss how the brain works.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this trick, learners discover how to stick a straw to the palm of their hand, window door, or anywhere using static electricity. This activity introduces learners to negative and positive...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity, learners use a tuning fork to explore how the Doppler effect works. They strike the tuning fork to produce a sound, then observe as the tone changes as the fork is swung back and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners are asked to form a hypothesis about the behavior of milk as household detergents act upon it. Learners will observe a swirling effect occurring between the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use spaghetti to explore density and chemical reactions. Learners will discover how a solution of baking soda and vinegar can make spaghetti float and even ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Extract your DNA from your very own cells! First, learners swish salt water in their mouth to collect cheek cells and spit the water into a glass. Then, learners add liquid dishwashing detergent...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes