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    The Exploratorium
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    Align four color transparencies, each one a single color (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black), and see a beautiful full color image. Make sure you have access to a color printer that can print to a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 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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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners build a simple pinhole viewer. They use this apparatus to project images from a variety of light sources, including a candle, the Sun, and the Moon. Learners will use the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners explore the gait of horses by constructing flipbooks with British photographer Eadweard Muybridge's famous photographs. Learners print out three flipbooks that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF), learners play with a lens and a piece of paper to focus an image on the paper. Learners look at different things, and see how the lenses affect the image. The ...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this optics activity, learners build an animation tool to make mini movies. When you spin a phenakistascope, the pictures move so quickly that your eyes and brain can't separate the images....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    During this hands-on activity, learners are briefly exposed to moviemaking and animation, when they create their own thaumatropes. Participants draw two different images which appear as one, when...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this online Flash game, learners will explore a coral reef using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Faced with concerns that environments around the world might be undergoing rapid...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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