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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners use beads, which represent amino acids, to create protein bracelets. Learners examine the relationship between amino acids and proteins. Learners also discover that...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this food science activity, learners explore digestion and proteins by observing the action of meat tenderizer on luncheon meat. This lesson guide includes background information about digestion...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners construct a 3-D paper model depicting how histone, acetyl and methyl molecules control access to DNA and affect gene DNA expression. This resource guide includes optional...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Why does milk make some people sick? In this activity learners explore this question and explore the chemistry of milk, and our bodies! This activity can also be used as an exploration of enzyme...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    APSnet
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use restriction enzymes to cut up DNA from a virus called Bacteriophage λ, a process known as restriction digestion. After overnight...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use Benedict’s solution and heat to test for the presence of simple sugars in glucose, sucrose, starch, and starch combined with amylase. They find simple sugars only in the glucose and in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    My Science Box
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    In this forensics activity, learners solve a mystery using “DNA” taken from the scene of the crime. This activity describes how to collect a “DNA sample” (learner-invented DNA sequence on a roll of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Many common household cleaners are antimicrobials. In this activity, learners will test the effectiveness of several of these agents such as bleach, hand soap, and hand gel on a common strain of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this outdoor activity, learners review the parts of the synapse and their functions by playing a game. The object of the game is to get as many neurotransmitters across the synapse to the...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity that can be used as a lab or demonstration, learners use Lactaid® and lactose to demonstrate the concept of enzyme action. Learners test a drop of milk and Lactaid® for the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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