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    COSI
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    In this biology activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will explore how saliva assists in the beginning of the digestive process. By comparing chewed and unchewed crackers, they will see first hand...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners use an origami template to design eight amino acids. Learners configure the amino acids to form a protein. Use this activity to introduce proteins and amino acids.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners combine hydrogen peroxide with three different forms of potato: raw chunks, ground chunks, and boiled chunks. They observe the difference in bubbling of the three forms, and inferring the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners identify which plants have the enzyme "catalase" that breaks hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. Multiple fruits and vegetables, both raw and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics activity, learners discover how to extract DNA from green split peas. This resource guide includes a brief explanation of DNA and provides suggestions for ways to experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners conduct an experiment to get an idea of how cheese is made. Learners discover that cheese is made by adding either an acid, microorganisms, or...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from wheat germ using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from yeast using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to demonstrate...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from onion cells using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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