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    In this activity, learners mix milk, vinegar, baking soda, and water to create sticky glue. Use this activity to explain how engineers develop and evaluate new materials and products. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this hands-on experiment, kids use chemistry to explore whether acids or bases are better at restoring a penny’s shine. Kids follow the scientific process to test a common household cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this hands-on science experiment, students combine their understanding of the different states of matter and the characteristics of various chemical reactions. Learners also use the scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine which M&M color dissolves the fastest in water. Learners should have a plan to control variables such as type of plate, amount of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover how a cabbage juice indicator helps identify acids and bases, and how iodine indicates the presence of starch. Learners test cream of tartar, baking soda, lemon...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry investigation, learners combine common cooking substances (flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, water, food coloring) to explore mixtures. Both homogeneous (whole thing...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of permeability to better understand why amphibians are extremely sensitive to pollution. Learners soak one regular hard-boiled egg and one peeled...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF (Chemistry—It’s Elemental), learners use iodine to identify foods that contain starch. Compare the starch content of a ripe banana, an overripe banana, milk,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity on page 6 of the PDF (Chemistry—It’s Elemental), learners explore some of the properties of copper using a few common household ingredients. Learners compare four liquids and their...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity on page 2 of the PDF, learners test different materials to find out which is the best insulator. Learners use aluminum foil, newspaper, plastic wrap, and wax paper to insulate ice...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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