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Exploring the Universe: Pack a Space TelescopeAdd to list Details
Space telescopes can offer us better, clearer views of the universe (and of our own planet) than Earth-based telescopes can, but getting these large, delicate pieces of equipment into orbit is tricky.
Exploring the Solar System: Stomp RocketsAdd to list Details
In "Exploring the Solar System: Stomp Rockets," participants learn about how some rockets carry science tools—not scientists—into space, and how a special kind of rocket called "sounding rockets" can
This display shows slow chemical reactions in colorful crystal formations known as Liesegang Rings. These reactions are similar to those forming the rings in agates.
Exploring the Solar System: CratersAdd to list Details
"Exploring the Solar System: Craters" is an active, hands-on activity that demonstrates how craters form, and what they can teach us about the history and composition of planets and moons.
Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek MoonAdd to list Details
"Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek Moon" is an engaging way for early childhood learners to experiment with some of the tools scientists use to study objects that are very, very far away, and
Exploring Earth: Paper MountainsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore in what ways the shape of the land and the pull of gravity influence how water moves over Earth.
Exploring the Solar System: Magnetic FieldsAdd to list Details
The "Exploring the Solar System: Magnetic Fields" activity shows participants how scientists can use tools to study the invisible magnetic fields of Earth, the Sun, and other objects in the universe.