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    The Exploratorium
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    Fat is a very important component in our diet. It's the most efficient source of energy in our bodies, and plays an important role in the flavor of foods. Here's an experiment you can try...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners combine hydrogen peroxide with three different forms of potato: raw chunks, ground chunks, and boiled chunks. They observe the difference in bubbling of the three forms, and inferring the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity related to Archimedes' Principle, learners use water displacement to compare the volume of an expanded gummy bear with a gummy bear in its original condition. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, adult learners create a lava lamp using beer and nuts! Use this pub-themed activity to demonstrate the effects of buoyancy and bubbles. For younger audiences, substitute any...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (25th on the page) about learning and memory, learners explore a training method that animal trainers employ called "shaping." Working in pairs, learners will attempt to ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Museum of American History
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    In this two-part activity, learners use household items to smell the difference between some stereoisomers, or molecules which are mirror images of one another. First, learners compare the scents...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Optical Society of America
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    In this activity, learners use Jell-O to explore lenses. Learners cut Jell-O into convex and concave lens shapes and examine how light exits each lens in a darkened room. They compare the rounded...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Alaska Fairbanks
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    In this activity related to climate change, learners create and explore topographical maps as a means of studying sea level rise. Learners use various everyday materials including ice and a potato...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics activity, learners discover how to extract DNA from green split peas. This resource guide includes a brief explanation of DNA and provides suggestions for ways to experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use colored candy to represent subatomic particles and make a model of an atom (Bohr model). This activity will help familiarize learners with subatomic components of an...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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