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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners smell balloons filled with different scents to guess what's inside. From this, they infer the presence and motion of scented molecules. This is a good introduction to atoms and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 36-39), learners make a model of a watershed out of paper, then run water down the mountain to simulate how rainfall and pollution affect watersheds. Learners are...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this game, learners cross off or color bingo squares in response to questions about their traits. This activity is designed to be used as a review following a unit on genetics, but can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners examine fingerprints. Learners leave a hidden print on a surface and then make their own print detecting powder from graphite (found in pencils). The next phase of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix ingredients in a plastic bag, and then identify three characteristics of a chemical reaction: production of heat, color change, and production of a gas. Turmeric, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that there is space between molecules even in a cup "full" of water. They first fill a cup with marbles, and then add sand to fill the gaps between the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners separate the protein from milk and and use it to make their own glue. They will explore why there are so many different kinds of glue, and what uses different glues would...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In two separate bags, learners mix water with Epsom salts and detergent. They discover that one mixture becomes cold (dissolving is an endothermic process), and one becomes hot (dissolving is an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners assemble large cubes to make nano-related images. Learners discover how different objects are related to nanoscience and nanotechnology.

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes