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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry investigation, learners combine common cooking substances (flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, water, food coloring) to explore mixtures. Both homogeneous (whole thing...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners investigate what happens when you build up static electricity on plastic balls. Learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to suspend in a tube,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity about electricity, learners explore how static electricity can make electric "fleas" jump up and down. Learners use a piece of wool cloth or fur to charge a sheet of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    In this activity, learners investigate static electricity using everyday objects at four different stations. Learners explore how various materials including paper, Styrofoam peanuts, rice cereal,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this hands-on activity, learners explore static electricity through the use of common household products. They also explore the connection between static electricity and cold weather. The...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this quick activity, learners explore static electricity using a plastic comb, wool cloth, puffed rice, and a plastic bag. Use this activity to introduce learners to how static electricity is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners will investigate static electricity as they create waterless snow globes. With confetti, a balloon and wool material, protons and electrons will make the confetti "...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners explore static electricity and electrical charges while experimenting with an inflated balloon, unflavored gelatin powder, and a wool sweater. Challenge learners to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners make an electroscope out of a foam cup, straw, aluminum pie pan, thread, and foil. Learners use their electroscopes to test for static electricity. Demonstrate electric...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners separate materials based on their special properties to mimic the way recyclables are sorted at recycling centers. Learners observe if various objects are attracted to a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes