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    In this chemistry activity, learners prepare two petri dishes, one filled with water and one filled with milk. Using food coloring and soap, they discover that milk is an emulsion, a special...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners will conduct chemical and physical tests to identify mystery substances. This experiment is very flexible, allowing educators to determine the number of unknowns to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a plastic protein polymer from milk. Adding vinegar to milk causes the protein casein to solidify or curdle. After allowing the casein to dry,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners investigate vitamin C. Using a simple starch and iodine demonstration, learners discover that vitamin C is an antioxidant, and protects us by reacting with toxic...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners separate the protein from milk and and use it to make their own glue. They will explore why there are so many different kinds of glue, and what uses different glues would...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This lesson gives full instructions for making cabbage juice indicator, a procedure sheet for learners to record observations as they use the indicator to test materials, and extension activities...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners write an invisible message using lemon juice on a piece of paper. They then develop the message by soaking the paper in a dilute iodine solution. The iodine stains the paper blue, but the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix several sugar solutions to investigate the property of density. Each sugar solution has a different density and color of the rainbow. The less dense sugar solutions...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (on pages 19-24 of PDF), learners soak chicken bones or eggshells in vinegar for several days. Learners observe what happens to the material as the acid dissolves the calcium that...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks