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    The Exploratorium
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    In this demonstration, learners watch as a device drops a ball into a cup without touching the ball or cup, even though the ball and cup are virtually side-by-side. Specifically, this device...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this geology activity learners build a "squeeze box," which allows them to compress layers of sediment. This is a great way to investigate folding and faulting in the Earth. The...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how different deodorants work. Learners treat agar plates with different types of deodorants and compare the bacteria growth on the plates to the control sample.

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners place their hands on different metals and use an ammeter to monitor the flow of electricity from one metal to another. They become part of a complete circuit, allowing electrons to flow...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners will design a way to identify a powder found at a crime scene by comparing it with known powders, with the goal of solving a crime. Learners will describe the various...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe two joined glass tubes containing a conductive salt solution. Electrodes are passing an electric current through the water. Oxygen gas is formed in the tube connected to the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this two-day activity (on pages 16-22), learners use a process like that of the Yoruba people of Nigeria to create an African symbol on cloth. Learners first make cassava gel, then paint...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a jointed figure that moves in a motion (something like jumping jacks) when a string is pulled. Use this project as a culminating...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    National Health Museum
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    The purpose of this lab is to recognize that the answers to some of society's industrial challenges may lie right in our own backyards. Learners discover how to select protein-digesting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners investigate the relationship between the slope of a trail and soil erosion. Using both math and science skills, learners gain awareness of how human activities...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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