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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is a quick activity (on page 2 of the PDF) that illustrates how nanoscale structures, so small they're practically invisible, can produce visible/colorful effects. Learners will use clear...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners watch a figure "magically" float up through the air. Learners use 2 straws, a cup, rubber band, pipe cleaner, and piece of buoyant material to make a simple...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity about problem-solving, learners build a house for the Three Little Pigs using twenty straws and two index cards. Learners then use a fan to simulate a tornado and shake the table...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build inexpensive kaleidoscopes using transparency paper and foil (instead of mirrors). Use this activity to introduce learners to concepts related to optics, light,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners develop spatial reasoning skills as they blow bubbles and observe what happens when the bubbles connect.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this craft-based activity, learners make DNA sequence bracelets that carry the code of an organism such as a human, trout, chimpanzee or butterfly. This activity reinforces the principle of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials and basic tools to construct a special toy to explore pendulums. As the head of the toy bobs one way, the eyeballs bob the other way. This lesson...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this up-cycling activity, learners recycle plastic bags and repurpose them into useful wallets. Learners cut and iron grocery bags into new shapes and designs so that they can be reused as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a cuica or chirping bird using straw, string, and a bottle cap. Use this activity to explore the interplay of motion and sound.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, early learners combine pre-cut recognizable shapes and their own abstract ideas to make representational pictures (e.g. houses, trees, shoes). This exploration of shape...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes

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