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    In this electrochemistry activity, learners will explore two examples of electroplating. In Part 1, zinc from a galvanized nail (an iron nail which has been coated with zinc by dipping it in molten...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Construct a simple battery that's able to power a small light or motor out of foil, salt water, and charcoal. A helpful video, produced by the Exploratorium, guides you along on this activity.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The beautiful iridescent colors of a bubble in a can! With this Exploratorium Science Snack, create beautiful soap films on the open end of a can to see beautiful rainbows of color.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Focus sound through a balloon! In this Exploratorium activity, you'll use dry ice to create a balloon that's a sound lens.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Yes, you can weigh your car by figuring out your wheel's tire pressure combined with the "tire's footprint." You'll need someone with a car, driver's license, and...

    free Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use heat to separate zinc and copper in a penny. This experiment demonstrates physical properties and how physical change (phase change) can be used to separate matter.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a recording timer made from simple materials (e.g., small dc motor, sharpie pen, craft sticks, adding machine paper tape, etc.). The device produces a record of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Do you have an extra portable cassette tape player hanging around? This science activity demonstrates magnetic field coupling so that you can hear your iPhone music through the cassette player...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    It's difficult to see convection currents in any liquid that's undergoing a temperature change, but in this Exploratorium Science Snack, you can see the currents with the help of food...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    By making models of light waves with paper, learners can understand why different colors appear in bubbles. Since light has different sizes, you'll see why certain iridescent colors appear in...

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

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