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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry demonstration, learners observe a chemical reaction that produces a colorful effect. Learners will be surprised to see the colors change to red, white, and blue when ammonia is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    COSI
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    This is a chemistry lab activity about solutions (page 7 of the PDF). Learners see firsthand how chemicals in a solution can combine to form an entirely different substance. They also see physical...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is written as a static display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on experiment for learners to conduct. Sodium phosphate, a clear colorless solution, is combined with six different metal...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In a class demonstration, learners observe a simple water cycle model to better understand its role in pollutant transport. When polluted water evaporates, the pollutants remain behind, becoming...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners extract DNA from a banana. The procedure requires only basic lab equipment (i.e. beaker, test tube) and chemicals (i.e. liquid soap, meat tenderizer, ethanol). This activity is most...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use common chemicals to examine reactions that occur between two aqueous solutions. Learners will record any color changes or precipitate formation for each...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity, learners explore whether matter is created or destroyed during a chemical reaction. They will compare the weight of various solutions before and after they are mixed....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners create hard water by mixing Epsom salt and water. Then they compare what happens when soap solution is mixed with hard water and regular water. The precipitate that forms from soap and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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