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    NISE NETWORK
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    “Exploring the Universe: Imagining Life” is a hands-on activity in which visitors imagine and draw an extreme environment beyond Earth, then invent a living thing that could thrive in it. They...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners make an optical illusion toy from the 1800s to explore persistence of vision. When you spin the Thaumatrope, the pictures move so quickly that your eyes and brain can&...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 11 of the PDF, learners use candle wax to make "invisible" designs that are revealed with watercolor paints. Use this activity to demonstrate why dentists coat...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the properties of paper by constructing and modifying paper airplanes. This guide includes instructions for building a "Nakamura lock" plane, which may...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    This great "re-use it" activity will demonstrate how to transform a greeting card into a box. Once constructed, the box can have many uses like holding special notes or keepsakes. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners use clear nail polish to create a beautiful iridescent pattern on black paper. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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