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    NISE Network
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    This hands-on activity demonstrates how a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized. Learners compare the reaction rate of an effervescent antacid tablet that is broken in half...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners build a simple "rocket" with ordinary household materials to demonstrate the basic principles behind rocketry and the principle of reaction. This activity can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners investigate one factor affecting reaction rates: temperature. In a darkened room, two identical lightsticks are placed in water -- one in hot water and one in cold water. The lightstick in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page nine of the pdf), learners use balloons to explore how a rocket works. It is suggested they also work to see how they can alter the velocity of the rocket. Designed...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this classic reaction, learners baking soda and vinegar in a soda bottle to produce carbon dioxide (CO2) gas. This gas inflates a balloon. This lesson addresses properties of gases, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners explore atoms as the smallest building blocks of matter. With adult help, learners start by dividing play dough in half, over and over again. Then they use a notebook (a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this chemistry activity, learners explore the amount of copper in a new penny. Learners use toilet bowl cleaner to hollow out the interior of a penny with zinc inside. This experiment will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) features a recipe to create the stretchy polymer Flubber from Borax detergent, white glue, and water. This fun and easy activity provides opportunities to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this experiment, learners try different liquids to see which ones clean pennies best. Liquids to try include water, lemon juice, cola, vinegar, and dishwashing detergent. Suggested extensions...

    $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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    Learners combine hydrogen peroxide with three different forms of potato: raw chunks, ground chunks, and boiled chunks. They observe the difference in bubbling of the three forms, and inferring the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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