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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

What's in the Water

What’s in the Water

In this activity, learners investigate what chemicals and compounds can be found in a sample of water using a variety of tools and techniques.
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Sublimation Bubbles

Sublimation Bubbles

In this activity, learners explore sublimation by capturing carbon dioxide gas in soapy bubbles sublimated from dry ice.
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Rocket Reactions

Rocket Reactions

In this activity, learners experiment with finding the best mix of "rocket fuel" by making miniature baking soda and vinegar "rockets" that shoot plastic caps into the air.
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Nature of Dye

Nature of Dye

In this activity, learners create their own dyes and art while exploring how chemicals interact.
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Molecules in Motion

Molecules in Motion

In this activity, learners experiment with putting various objects in a small vacuum chamber and explore how the materials behave and change when the air in the chamber is removed.
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Adult and children sensing and discussing odors in Chemistry Makes Scents activity

Chemistry Makes Scents

In this activity, learners will use their nose to explore the differences between chemicals with similar structures and use large molecule models to visualize the structural differences.
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Chemistry is Colorful

Chemistry is Colorful

In this activity, learners try to solve the mystery of which ink came from what marker by using colorful paper chromatography.
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Cleaning Oil Spills with Chemistry

In this activity, learners will experiment with different methods of cleaning up a model oil spill.
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Build a Battery

Build a Battery

In this activity, learners learn build their own batteries with metal and felt washers.
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Chem-Attitudes with Dr. Braxton Hazelby

Chem-Attitudes with Dr. Braxton Hazelby facilitation training video

Promotional materials for Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities including a facilitation training video.
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