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    Institute of Physics
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    In this physics demonstration, learners will be surprised when a lemon slice appears to magically levitate within a pint glass. This is a simple trick that involves several complex physical...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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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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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make the world's simplest Cartesian diver, using only a plastic bottle, some water, and a condiment packet. A Cartesian diver is a classic science...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners follow a recipe to make hollandaise sauce. Learners discover how cooks use egg yolks to blend oil and water together into a smooth mix. In chemistry, this mixture is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Using yeast, sugar, and water, learners create a chemical reaction which produces carbon dioxide (CO2) gas inside a 2-liter bottle. They use this gas to inflate a balloon. This reaction shows the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners try to revive wilted celery. Learners discover that plants wilt when their cells lose water through evaporation. Use this activity to introduce capillary action.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 4 to 24 hours
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.3-4 of PDF), learners learn about disease transmission and antibiotic resistance. In this activity, an educator shows what could happen if one learner has not washed his/her...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners make a "menu" of any plants in their lunch for Monday through Friday and draw the plants from their lunch. Plants can include fruits, vegetables, grains in cereal or bread, and...

    free Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days

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