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    Trick your family and friends with this creepy crawler that moves up and down. In this activity, learners construct a circuit and motor device that will move a homemade spider in a spooky way. Use...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity, learners transform two ingredients (4% polyvinyl alcohol solution and 4% borax solution) into gooey slime. Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers, cross...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use oil, water, food coloring and antacid tablets to create a bubbling lava lamp. Use this activity to introduce concepts related to density, hydrophobicity vs....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why. They simulate the experiment by dropping high- and regular-bounce balls from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use cheap, thin plastic garbage bags to quickly build a solar hot air balloon. In doing so, learners will explore why hot air rises. Learners can use a hair dryer to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners explore the relative efficiency of different bulbs, specifically incandescent vs. fluorescent. Learners will observe that energy "wasted" from an incandescent...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    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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    In this activity, learners build mini catapults using paint paddles and a spoon. Use this activity to introduce learners to forces and projectile motion.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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