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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that nanoparticles of gold can appear red, orange or even blue. They learn that a material can act differently when it’s nanometer-sized. Use this activity to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a simple trick of perspective to dress friends in tiny cutout clothing. Learners make tiny pants out of card stock and tape them to the end of a stick. Then, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners discover that it is difficult to trace a curve by using its reflection in a mirror. Use this activity to discuss how the brain works.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create angle-measuring devices--protractors--out of paper. Learners follow a series of steps to fold a square sheet of paper into a triangular Pocket Protractor. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    “Exploring the Universe: Imagining Life” is a hands-on activity in which visitors imagine and draw an extreme environment beyond Earth, then invent a living thing that could thrive in it. They...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Create beautiful spirals by drawing a straight line. This sounds crazy, but you can with a turntable (a record player or lazy susan), paper, and pen. Brought to you by the Exploratorium's...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Is a square stronger than a triangle? Use tongue depressors to build simple shapes. Then apply a little weight to them and see what happens! This activity comes with useful tips for building the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    En esta actividad, los aprendices exploran la simetría haciendo papel picado, una decoración común en México para las celebraciones. Los aprendices doblarán una hoja de papel de China tres o cuatro...

    free Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Create your own spinning top, and explore color, shapes and spinning. This activity contains instructions for making your spinning top, and tips on how to design and decorate it.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes

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