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    In this activity (on pages 55-66 of PDF), learners fold paper into origami shapes and then combine several identical shapes into a three-dimensional structure. There are clear, colorful...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build a simple one-cell battery and use an ammeter to measure the flow of current. They add solutions of sodium sulfate and copper sulfate to separate bowls, and connect the solutions with...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners use a universal indicator to test the amount of sodium hydroxide needed to change the pH of plain water compared with the amount needed to change the pH of gelatin. Learners discover that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners analyze mixtures of dyes using filter paper chromatography. They place spots of the different dyes at the bottom of a piece of filter paper, and hang the paper to touch the surface of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this tabletop activity (on pages 32-40), learners make Möbius strips -- 3D surfaces with only one side. They compare and contrast regular paper loops with Möbius strips, tracing the sides with...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry lab activity, learners model the colors of fireworks by burning metallic solutions in a flame and observing the different colors produced. The color is determined by the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners electrically plate zinc onto brass objects. They connect a brass object to a black wire on the negative pole of a 6 Volt battery, and a piece of zinc to a red wire on the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners compare the properties and solubilities of Styrofoam (TM), ecofoam packing peanuts, and popcorn. First, the solubility of each substance is tested in water. A drop of iodine is added to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Learners add drops of alginate solution to a solution of calcium chloride. The alginate does not mix with the calcium chloride, but forms soft gel beads. After rinsing off the beads, learners are...

    Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners use Benedict’s solution and heat to test for the presence of simple sugars in glucose, sucrose, starch, and starch combined with amylase. They find simple sugars only in the glucose and in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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