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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners examine the parts of a thermometer. After placing a thermometer in hot and cold water, learners look at molecular model animations of the liquid in a thermometer....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (1st on the page), learners explore circadian rhythms by keeping track of their body temperature. Learners measure their temperature using a standard oral thermometer every two...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    WNET
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    In this fun hands-on activity, learners use simple materials to investigate evaporation. How can the evaporation of water on a hot day be used to cool an object? Find out the experimental way! The...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners discover that many chemical reactions involve heat loss or gain. With this understanding, they try to find a combination of chemicals that could be used to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners investigate signs of a chemical reaction when they mix vinegar and baking soda. In addition to a gas being produced, learners also notice the temperature decreases. Learners can quantify...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can use it to investigate how different materials vary in their conduction of heat. Learners with visual impairments can...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/game, learners use thermometers to simulate how lizards survive in habitats with extreme temperatures. Learners are challenged to keep their thermometer-lizard "alive...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners search for the warmest and coolest, windiest and calmest, wettest and driest, and brightest and darkest spots in an area. They also look for differences between...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners discover that our hands are not reliable thermometers. Learners place their palms flat on various surfaces (metal, wood, glass, etc.) and compare how cold the surfaces...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the properties of liquid crystals, which are responsible for why mood rings change color. In the first experiment, learners will see how liquid crystals...

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

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