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    In this edible experiment, learners pour "Magic Shell" chocolate into a glass of cold water. They'll observe as pillow shaped structures form, which resemble lavas on the sea floor.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners explore how ordinary marshmallows expand when heated in a microwave. Learners heat two marshmallows in the microwave for about 20 seconds and then examine the texture and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a straight line to learn about circles. Learners measure and record the diameter and circumference of different sized cylindrical objects on a chart. Learners then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to create a time line representing significant moments in their lives. Learners use scientific suffixes and prefixes to label their time lines, modeling...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore what happens when polarized white light passes through a sugar solution. Learners use a relatively simple setup to investigate light polarization and reveal...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This is an activity about a very important ingredient in most baked goods - gluten! Why is gluten so important? Without it, there would be nothing to hold the gas that makes bread rise. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Ocean acidification is a big issue due to the amount of carbon dioxide humans release. CO2 in the atmosphere is absorbed into the ocean thus changing its acidity. The more acidic the ocean becomes,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    How can you make one shade of gray look like two? By putting it against two different color backgrounds! This activity allows learners to perform this sleight of hand very easily. They will be...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe as soap bubbles float on a cushion of carbon dioxide gas. Learners blow bubbles into an aquarium filled with a slab of dry ice. Learners will be amazed as the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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