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    In this activity, learners discover that people often see what they expect to see and hear what they expect to hear. Your brain gets all of its information about the outside world through your five...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate how changing the center of gravity of a balloon affects how it travels. Learners fill a balloon with a little bit of water and insert into an empty balloon....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will build an air cannon out of simple materials you can find around the house. Although air is invisible to the eye, it is not by any means empty space! The cannon...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Create 3D glasses and use them to explore color, light and optics. Fool your brain into 'seeing' three dimensions on a flat surface!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Heat makes some materials expand, and it makes others shrink. In this experiment, learners will use unique shrinking properties of recycled plastic (solid polystyrene—general purpose recyclable...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Discover how sound travels and what materials make better sound conductors. Can you hear better with your fingers in your ears? Find out with a coat hanger and some string!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    See and hear how sound waves travel through different types of materials. Extend the experiment online and learn how you can "see" with sound waves using ultrasound.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity about motion, power, air and Newton’s Third Law of Motion, which states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Learners will harness the power of thrust...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Investigate a flower's power of marketing by making an imitation flower that successfully signals a bee (or other pollinator of your choice) to visit. Try to determine what characteristics...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes

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