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    This activity shows you how to make amazing crystal spikes using Epsom salt and the sun. When Epsom salt is dissolved in water and placed in a container in the sun, the water evaporates, leaving...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity shows learners (with adult supervision) how to make a Glitter Globe, a fabulous toy that shimmers when you shake it. The ingredients of the Globe--rubbing alcohol, vegetable oil, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity is divided into four parts, in which learners practice tessellating with one shape, two...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners will observe laminar and turbulent flow of water using only a plastic bottle, liquid hand soap, food coloring and water. Normally, you can't see how water is moving...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity provides instructions for making an aircraft that can really fly using a straw and paper hoops! Included are ideas for building various sized and proportioned aircraft, making this a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how pictures change in curved mirrors. Learners make cylindrical mirrors by wrapping Mylar around soda cans. They use the cylindrical mirrors as anamorphic...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make bridges using an oil-based modeling clay (plasticene). The instructions include discussion questions for both before and after bridge building. Key learning ideas...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, "write" a secret message in genetic code as beads on a string. Learners use an amino acid codon table to determine the DNA sequences that correspond to the one-letter...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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