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    In this optics activity, learners make a simple telescope using two lenses and a cardboard tube. Learners construct the telescope and then calculate its magnification. Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this optics activity, learners explore how many objects they can see in a set of mirrors (hinged like a book) at various angles. Use this activity to introduce learners to how mirrors work as...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this optics activity, learners make a lens and explore how the eye manipulates the light that enters it. Learners use a shoebox, a glass of water, and colored plastic to make essentially a model...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this optics activity, learners use paint thinner to make a small jar seem to disappear inside a larger jar. Use this activity to demonstrate the role of indexes of refraction in our ability to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this optics activity, learners make a "light fountain" from a clear plastic bottle, flashlight, and other simple materials. Use this activity to illustrate light reflection,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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