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    The Exploratorium
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    In this trick, hold your hand over a burning candle without getting burned, by reflecting and transmitting the light of two candles. This activity is best suited as a demonstration.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Play keep away from your cat by using a static charge to suspend a piece of tinsel in the air. This Exploratorium produced activity also features videos to help create and learn about this phenomenon.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this science trick, learners get an egg to stand-up on its long-axis vertical to a table's top. Learners use salt grains, which are virtually unnoticeable to viewers, to give an egg's...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this trick, learners discover how to stick a straw to the palm of their hand, window door, or anywhere using static electricity. This activity introduces learners to negative and positive...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this simple chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF) about acids and bases, learners will mix a baking soda and water solution and use it to paint a message on a sheet of white paper. Once the paint...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math meets physics lesson, learners encounter the magical effect of reflection as they use a mirror to visually experience the concept of doubling quantities. This experience focuses...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners write their initials by applying different clear "magic ink" solutions to separate pieces of paper and then "develop" the inks with other clear solutions. One "...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes