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    In this activity, learners design a crushing test and discover that identifying and controlling the variables may be difficult. Although the crushing test will not give conclusive results, it is a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners carefully pour vegetable oil, water, and corn syrup in any order into a cup and discover that regardless of the order they are poured, the liquids arrange themselves in layers the same way...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners see that a can of regular cola sinks while a can of diet cola floats. As a demonstration, bubble wrap is taped to the can of regular cola to make it float. Learners will use this idea to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this introductory activity, learners discover that sugar and food coloring dissolve in water but neither dissolves in oil. Based on their observations, learners can conclude that both solids and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners see that a carrot slice sinks in fresh water and floats in saltwater. Considering the placement of the carrot slice in water and saltwater, learners infer that the density of salt water...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate whether having sugar already dissolved in water affects the speed of dissolving and the movement of sugar and color through the water. Learners design their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners carefully look at four known household crystals. After observing and describing the crystals, learners are given an unknown crystal, which is chemically the same as one of the four known...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In the related activity called "Colors Collide or Combine," learners are intrigued by the apparent "line" that forms where colors from M&M coatings meet but do not mix. In...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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