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    Break open that used musical toy and squish some Play-Doh over the circuit boards, and you will hear some weird and distorted sounds the manufacturer never intended! In this activity learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    From this How To slide show, you create an Audio Tape Bow that can play distorted audio sounds by running it across a tape head. Learners will open up cassette tapes and used tape players to see...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learn about friction and kinetic energy with this cool spinning toy. The designer of this activity, an artist named Vollis Simpson, made his whirligig from old beer cans, but we can make ours out...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    This is a simple activity for learners to create a traditional musical instrument. Pan Pipes have developed all over the world in different cultures, from South America to Greece and China. They...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Make a kite out of a garbage bag, shower curtain, painting tarp--anything light, thin, flexible and plastic! This fun activity has step-by-step instructions on how to make a triangle kite or semi...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Create a painting by blowing air out of a straw. Push liquid acrylic paint around on some watercolor paper by aiming short bursts of air onto the paint puddle. See what happens when you use...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct drawing machines using a cup, some markers, and a battery pack. The markers act as "legs" for the machine, making a drawing that records as it moves....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity uses a special paper that can create images with exposure to the Sun. Collect objects of different shapes and sizes and use them to make interesting patterns on your sun print. Most...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Build a phonograph record player using a cactus needle, a record, LEGOs gear box, and a piece of paper! This activity uses a Pico Cricket to turn the motor. This is an advanced activity and may...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Make a rattle-like musical instrument! Shake it, hit it, spin it any way you want to! Maracas are instruments used in South America, North America, and Africa, and are usually made with dried...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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