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• American Physical Society
Learners shine the light of a laser pointer through sheets of fabric that all have a different number of threads per inch. By looking at the patterns created, learners calculate the wavelength of...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
In this math-based activity, learners will experiment to find how height and angle affect spatter and then use this knowledge to solve a crime. This activity includes a number of optional...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math activity, learners read "The Button Box" by Margarette S. Reid and then make their own button boxes filled with different buttons. Learners count and classify the buttons and...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 2 hours
• Utah Education Network
In this math lesson, learners explore the concept of using units to measure length. Learners first read "How Big is a Foot" by Rolf Myller and learn about units. Then, learners visit four...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this three/four-day lesson, learners calculate perimeters and areas and draw the castle plan to scale. They develop a timeline outlining the construction of a castle and build catapults, a...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
• WGBH
In this water activity, learners build boats that float and sink. First, learners listen to the book, "Who Sank the Boat" and practice making predictions throughout the story. Then,...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this three-day lesson, learners identify two-dimensional shapes used in castle construction, create a castle collage using assorted shapes, and design tapestries using repeated patterns of color...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 7 days
• American Physical Society
Learners experiment with water gel crystals, or sodium polyacrylate crystals, which absorb hundreds of times their weight in water. When in pure water, the water gel crystals cannot be seen....

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners participate in a variety of activities that give them experience in recognizing, describing, and extending repeating and arithmetic patterns. Learners begin by...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 2 hours
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this activity about dinosaurs, learners explore how and why fossils form. First, learners are introduced to dinosaur fossils by reading the book "Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones" by Byron...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes