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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners will be "wowed" as three matches burn to form a triangular pyramid shape and "magically" rise off the table. Learners will observe as the matches...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty 2-liter bottles and hot tap water to illustrate the effect of heat on pressure. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe working lava lamps to understand how they work (included in PDF link). Learners discover that liquids may not be miscible, or won't mix together, because of differences in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make
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    In this chemistry meets cooking activity, learners make carbonated, vanilla ice cream using dry ice and denatured ethanol, which are both inexpensive and accessible. This process to make ice cream...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity best suited as a demonstration, learners observe that when a piece of iron gets too hot, it loses its ability to be magnetized. The temperature at which this occurs is known as the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes