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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is written as a display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on activity. Learners discover how all the parts of a diaper work together to keep babies dry and comfortable. They can find...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners discover that the way a material behaves on the macroscale is affected by its structure on the nanoscale. Learners investigate the properties of a heat sensitive liquid...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this simple activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a crystal garden using salt, water, and a brick. This is a take-home version of the display Crystal Garden in the Nature of Matter unit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will learn about crystals by growing their very own. They will grow and compare three types of crystals and explore how a crystal forms as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity which should only be done under adult supervision (page 10 of the PDF), learners will create an exothermic process by making Sodium Acetate. Students will boil a mixture...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo about piezoelectricity, learners discover how some crystals produce electricity when squeezed. Learners investigate the history of piezoelectricity, how it's used, and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners build models of atoms and molecules, then consider their role in different phases of matter, density, and mixtures and solutions. The atomic models are made first from...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the properties of liquid crystals, which are responsible for why mood rings change color. In the first experiment, learners will see how liquid crystals...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Rocks are made of minerals, and minerals often have crystal shapes. In this fun activity about geometry in nature, learners create their own crystal shapes out of paper. What does a tetrahedron...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners touch supercooled water drops with an ice crystal and trigger the water drops to freeze instantly. Learners discover that this process is used during candy making, when a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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