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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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    Optical Society of America
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    In this optics activity, learners use a television to generate an image with a magnifying glass. Learners will be surprised to see how they can watch TV on a piece of paper, albeit upside down! Use...

    free Ages 6 - 11 Under 5 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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    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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This online activity has you order multiple images of a bouncing ball to show how, in animation, an object appears to lengthen as it falls, flatten as it hits the ground, and lengthen as it bounces...

    free Ages 6 - adult Under 5 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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    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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is an online activity where learners can virtually mix different colors of light or paint (you can switch between them) and see how the colors combine. It demonstrates how millions of colors...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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