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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners discover that atoms and ions of different metals will change places. Learners place drops of copper sulfate solution onto a steel nail, then observe as the solution loses...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this easy chemistry activity, learners submerge pennies in different liquids (water, lemon juice, vinegar, liquid hand soap, salt water, and baking soda mixed with water) to observe which best...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners discover that the weight of the product of combustion is greater than that of the starting material. Learners will compare the weight of steel wool before and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners build a simple one-cell battery and use an ammeter to measure the flow of current. They add solutions of sodium sulfate and copper sulfate to separate bowls, and connect the solutions with...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 6 of the PDF, learners explore some of the properties of copper using a few common household ingredients. Learners compare four liquids and their ability to clean copper...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners corrode a penny in a cup with vinegar, salt water, and a source of iron (nails, paper clips, or twist ties). The combination of salt and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Sciencenter
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    In this challenge, learners figure out how to make a juice stain disappear. (Younger learners will definitely need assistance, and safety instructions are included in the PDF.) First they...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners conduct an oxidation experiment that turns old pennies bright and shiny. Learners soak 20 dull, dirty pennies in a bowl of salt and vinegar for five minutes. They rinse...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity (located on pages 9-14 of PDF), learners visit a cemetery to examine the distinguishing characteristics of rock weathering. After researching stone weathering and acid rain,...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners conduct an experiment to find out if steel wool will weigh more or less when it is burned. Learners will explore the effects of oxidation and rusting on the steel wool....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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