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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Using yeast, sugar, and water, learners create a chemical reaction which produces carbon dioxide (CO2) gas inside a 2-liter bottle. They use this gas to inflate a balloon. This reaction shows the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners participate in a scavenger hunt, searching for and recognizing minerals and products that contain minerals. They make note of their finds on a Mineral Scavenger Hunt...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners smell balloons filled with different scents to guess what's inside. From this, they infer the presence and motion of scented molecules. This is a good introduction to atoms and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners make their own acid-base indicator from red cabbage. They use this indicator to test substances around the house. Red cabbage juice is purple in water (neutral), pink or red in vinegar ...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners add dilute bleach solution to water that has been dyed with yellow, blue, and green food color. Using a chemical reaction (bleaching), learners can identify different...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners examine fingerprints. Learners leave a hidden print on a surface and then make their own print detecting powder from graphite (found in pencils). The next phase of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix ingredients in a plastic bag, and then identify three characteristics of a chemical reaction: production of heat, color change, and production of a gas. Turmeric, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that there is space between molecules even in a cup "full" of water. They first fill a cup with marbles, and then add sand to fill the gaps between the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners separate the protein from milk and and use it to make their own glue. They will explore why there are so many different kinds of glue, and what uses different glues would...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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