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    In this demonstration/activity, learners observe as a regular size marshmallow is blown through a tube made from a manila file folder. The result is spectacular, and the process provides a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell. Learners build their chain off of an initial template which represents a single copy of DNA and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity about acid-base reactions using eggs and vinegar. Learners place eggs inside a container of vinegar and leave to soak overnight. The calcium carbonate of the shell reacts with...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners burn a peanut, which produces a flame that can be used to boil away water and count the calories contained in the peanut. Learners use a formula to calculate the calories...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners eat a snack and make a model of the plumbing system of a volcano. By cutting a small hole in the base of a clear cup of gelatin and injecting dye, learners see the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about osmosis, learners use a naked egg (one with a dissolved eggshell) to learn about selectively permeable membranes. This is a great activity to easily show the qualities of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Fat is a very important component in our diet. It's the most efficient source of energy in our bodies, and plays an important role in the flavor of foods. Here's an experiment you can try...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity about friction as well as kinetic and potential energy. Learners will be able differentiate between hard-boiled and raw eggs while they marvel at how one of the eggs seems to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes