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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners balance chemical equations and discover the law of conservation of mass. Learners use coins to model molecules to balance the equations.

    free Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math lesson, learners use simple addition facts to compute values (in dollars and cents) for their names. Next, learners add larger numbers to compute the combined value of all the names in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this art-related activity, learners make a coin rubbing—a process similar to what archeologists may do with ancient artifacts. This activity can be used in connection with a history or art...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this math lesson, learners make wallets or purses and then participate in a variety of money-related activities. First, learners make their own paper money and paper wallets or purses. Next,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 1 to 2 hours
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners attempt to get a large coin through a small hole, the size of a smaller coin. Use this activity to introduce learners to non-Euclidean geometry as the small 2D hole...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners conduct an oxidation experiment that turns old pennies bright and shiny. Learners soak 20 dull, dirty pennies in a bowl of salt and vinegar for five minutes. They rinse...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this math lesson, learners count and compare amounts of money less than or equal to one dollar. Learners begin by finding all of the possible combinations of coins that can be used to equal a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners light an LED with five cents. Learners use two different metals and some sour, salty water to create a cheap battery. Learners also have the option of checking the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This simple but open-ended math game introduces basic probability concepts using coins and dice. Players roll the dice and collect coins to match the number rolled. Be careful, though; if you roll...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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