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    Your tongue can sense about 6 different flavors (salty, sweet, bitter, sour, umami/savory, and fat), but your nose provides a lot more "taste" information than you realize when you eat....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    We're told from a young age that we have 5 senses, but we have many more. One of which is our awareness of our own body part's orientation and position. Explore proprioception through...

    free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Make a camouflage cut-out animal! Using patterned paper or magazine pictures from around the house, use your craft skills to make a paper animal that blends into its background.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Which one of your eyes are dominant? Do they act independently or are they equally "in control?" This activity explores how your eyes work (or don't work) together.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    We don't normally view people upside down and so our brains aren't accustomed to it. However, when a portrait of a person is upside down, but some of the features on the upside down face...

    free Ages 4 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Experience a spinning spiral...you won't be hypnotized, but you'll see what happens when you look away. It's like getting off a merry-go-round and everything keeps moving.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    This perception trick focuses on conflicting information to the brain...instead of trying to see two images, you're trying to get a bright spot by overlapping the image you see through two tubes.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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    Known as the waterfall effect, this activity demonstrates adaptation in our visual system. When motion is expected from our brain, like when we look away from something moving, you'll perceive...

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Do you have a hard time matching paint swatches with your furniture? When you consider human perception, color is context dependent. In this Exploratorium produced activity, you will see how you...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Sound changes pitch relative to how you or the source of the sound is moving. Use this simple activity developed by the Exploratorium to experience the Doppler Effect yourself!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes

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