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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners sublimate dry ice and then taste the carbon dioxide gas. Learners will be surprised to discover CO2 dissolves into carbonic acid in their mouths, creating a flavor...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners measure the amount of carbon dioxide in a carbonated drink. Learners work in teams of at least two to extract, collect, and measure gas (volume) from a can or bottle of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this geology activity (page 6 of the PDF), learners explore how carbonic acid can slowly dissolve limestone and form caves. They see firsthand that the carbonation in soda has the same effect in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels. Learners will be...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe a tank of water containing cans of diet and regular sodas. The diet sodas float and the regular sodas sink. All the cans contain the same amount of liquid and the same amount of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    In the kitchen, learners can perform their own density investigation. Diet soda and regular soda differ in their sweeteners, and this makes a difference in whether a can of each will float or sink...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this chemistry activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will identify the instances of physical change, chemical change, and solutions while making homemade soda pop. They will watch as yeast in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (5th activity on the page), learners explore how what you see influences taste. In experiment 1, learners taste five sodas, one of which is clear soda with orange food coloring....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners conduct a controlled experiment to examine how many Mentos are needed to make the tallest possible soda geyser. Will the greatest number of Mentos yield the tallest soda...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners conduct a controlled experiment to examine which brand of soda makes the best (highest) soda geyser. Learners discover that different brands of soda have different...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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