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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 create a necklace of wheat germ DNA. Learners add alcohol to wheat germ so that the DNA clumps together. Use this activity to talk about how self-assembly is a process by...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate what happens when you build up static electricity on plastic balls. Learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to suspend in a tube,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover how a super-absorbing material can be used to move a straw. Learners discover that hydrogels can absorb a lot of water, like the one used in this activity, which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this hands-on science experiment, students combine their understanding of the different states of matter and the characteristics of various chemical reactions. Learners also use the scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a flexible magnet as a model for a scanning probe microscope (SPM). They learn that SPMs are an example of a special tool that scientists use to work on the nanoscale...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this game, learners explore the different sizes of things in the world. In this Twister-like game, learners must place a hand or foot on a circle of the right scale - macro, micro, or nano. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how water behaves differently when it comes in contact with "nano sand" and regular sand. Learners learn about the hydrophobic properties of "nano...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners assemble large cubes to make nano-related images. Learners discover how different objects are related to nanoscience and nanotechnology.

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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