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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    As a model of acid rain, learners water plants with three different solutions: water only, vinegar only, vinegar-water mixture. After a period of days or weeks, learners see the effect acid has on...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this chemistry demonstration, acid rain is simulated in a petri dish. Sodium sulfite (NaSO3) and hydrochloric acid (HCl) are mixed to create sulfur dioxide gas (SO2), which is a common byproduct...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity (on page 8), learners model how marble statues and buildings are affected by acid rain. Antacid tablets made with calcium carbonate are used to represent marble (also made from...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners corrode a penny in a cup with vinegar, salt water, and a source of iron (nails, paper clips, or twist ties). The combination of salt and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity (located on pages 9-14 of PDF), learners visit a cemetery to examine the distinguishing characteristics of rock weathering. After researching stone weathering and acid rain,...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners conduct a simple experiment to model and explore the harmful effects of acid rain (vinegar) on living (green leaf and eggshell) and non-living (paper clip) objects. Learners observe the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners use red cabbage juice and pH indicator paper to test the acidity and basicity of household materials. The activity links this concept of acids and bases to acid rain and other pollutants....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In this fun and in depth hands-on experiment, learners test various liquid samples (distilled water, lemon juice, vinegar, and baking soda mixed with water) to determine their pH levels and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners add acid rain (nitric acid) to two cups that represent lakes. One cup contains limestone gravel and the other contains granite gravel. Learners also add an indicator to each solution that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners discover that their breath contains carbon dioxide, one of the pollutants found in car exhaust. They blow bubbles into water, then use an indicator (bromothymol blue) to see that the water...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 minutes

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