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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a home video camera with a “night vision” mode to test how various inks appear outside the spectrum of visible light. In a darkened room,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this demonstration, amaze learners by performing simple tricks using mirrors. These tricks take advantage of how a mirror can reflect your right side so it appears to be your left side. To make...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity (posted on April 18, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a zoetrope, a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures, using a 16...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners manipulate film to create homemade movies. Scratch Film, also known as Direct Animation, is the process of drawing and scratching designs directly onto film. Images are...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    NASA
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    In this interdisciplinary activity, learners create a Space Weather Action Center (SWAC) to monitor solar storms and develop real SWAC news reports. Learners work in teams to first investigate...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Light painting is a creative activity that involves creating striking images and illusions using a camera, a light source, and a little practice. Light paintings may be literal representations or...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how ordinary things behave in microgravity, similar to what astronauts experience. Groups of learners will prepare a large...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours