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    The Oceanography Society
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    The objective of this inquiry-based lesson is for learners to gain an understanding of how increasing ocean acidity can affect the calcification of marine organisms. During this activity, learners:...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, learners float colored ice cubes in hot and cold water. They compare the behavior of the melting ice cubes to understand how temperature is related to ocean currents and how...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of density-driven currents (thermohaline circulation) and how these currents are affected by climate change. Learners use colored ice cubes, water,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    This is a chemistry lab activity about solutions (page 7 of the PDF). Learners see firsthand how chemicals in a solution can combine to form an entirely different substance. They also see physical...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This display shows slow chemical reactions in colorful crystal formations known as Liesegang Rings. These reactions are similar to those forming the rings in agates. This activity is recommended...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners experiment with water gel crystals, or sodium polyacrylate crystals, which absorb hundreds of times their weight in water. When in pure water, the water gel crystals cannot be seen....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners are introduced to the connection between medieval stained glass artisans and nanotechnology. Learners discover that the red and yellow colors in stained glass...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This three-part lab helps learners understand the essential principles governing diffusion and osmosis. Dialysis tubing is used to simulate an animal cell and actual plant cells are used to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    This lab activity is about toxic substances like pesticides and their effects on biological systems. The activity starts with an introduction of how birds sequester calcium to make an egg. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Optical Society of America
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    In this activity, learners use Jell-O to explore lenses. Learners cut Jell-O into convex and concave lens shapes and examine how light exits each lens in a darkened room. They compare the rounded...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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