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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners carefully pour vegetable oil, water, and corn syrup in any order into a cup and discover that regardless of the order they are poured, the liquids arrange themselves in layers the same way...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 19-24) introduces learners to the rain forest's layers—emergent, canopy, understory, and forest floor—and has learners make paper lianas (vines that live attached to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this colorful activity (page 6 of the PDF), learners will make a multicolor density column by using different concentrations of sugar solutions. They will see firsthand how differences in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners investigate how the temperature of water affects its density. Learners place colored hot and cold water in a cup of room-temperature water to see that cold water sinks while hot water...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover how geologists use stratigraphy, the study of layered rock, to understand the sequence of geological events. Learners use baking soda, vinegar, and different...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Learners create three solutions with different levels of salinity. They compare the density of these solutions by coloring them and layering them in a clear plastic cup and in a soda bottle....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 30-36), learners simulate a dig for ancient pollen, to experience how paleobotanists study fossilized pollen in rocks to learn about early geological and climatological...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners mix several sugar solutions to investigate the property of density. Each sugar solution has a different density and color of the rainbow. The less dense sugar solutions...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes