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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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    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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    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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Using household materials, learners can make white gooey globs from clear solutions. Alum, dissolved in water, reacts with the hydroxide in ammonia to create aluminum hydroxide. This creates a soft...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    This activity teaches combustion as the interaction of a fuel source and oxygen. A burning candle is observed, then extinguished—first by a glass cup placed over it to cut off the oxygen supply,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this investigation of reaction kinetics, learners alter the amount of iodate solution mixed with the same amount of starch solution. Visitors observe the solutions to see which concentration of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use a commercially available toy to experiment with density. They fill a chamber in the toy submarine with baking powder and release it into a tank of water. The material making up the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 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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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners observe a combustion reaction and deduce the components necessary for the reaction to occur. They will also see the relationship between pressure, volume, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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