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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners add objects and substances to carbonated water to discover that added objects increase the rate at which dissolved gas comes out of solution. Learners are then challenged...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This hands-on activity lets participant explore chemical reactions as they create a soda explosion with lots of bubbles. The bubbles in soda are made of carbon dioxide gas. Using lifesaver mint...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will use the ever-popular soda geyser experiment to test the reactivity of the various sugar candies or mints. The goal is to set off the highest...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 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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    In this quick activity, learners observe how the added sugar in a can of soda affects its density and thus, its ability to float in water. Learners explore this phenomenon by testing if two cans of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 3 of the PDF, learners investigate how much sugar is in a soda. Learners use sugar cubes to measure and calculate the amount of sugar in a bottle of soda. Use this activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes