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    Make a classic polymer toy using Borax and white glue! It's stretchy and bouncy and acts sort of like a solid and sort of like a liquid (similar to Silly Putty). This recipe suggests ways to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a recipe for playdough made by mixing household ingredients and cooking it in a microwave. This recipe includes suggestions for artistic embellishments to enhance the sensory experience,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) features a recipe to create the stretchy polymer Flubber from Borax detergent, white glue, and water. This fun and easy activity provides opportunities to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners use a commercially available toy to experiment with density. They fill a chamber in the toy submarine with baking powder and release it into a tank of water. The material making up the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners write their initials by applying different clear "magic ink" solutions to separate pieces of paper and then "develop" the inks with other clear solutions. One "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners observe glow-in-the-dark objects in a homemade light-proof box. Objects can include glow sticks, glow-in-the-dark toys, and toys with fluorescent paint. The box is built with a black light...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners experiment with a piece of Silly Putty® by stretching, bouncing, and snapping it. They then create flubber, a similar substance, by mixing diluted glue and a solution of sodium borate....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes