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    This is an online exhibit about color perception. Learners set a random background color and then try to mix red, blue, and green light to match. Although this is a perception activity, it also...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make the world's simplest Cartesian diver, using only a plastic bottle, some water, and a condiment packet. A Cartesian diver is a classic science...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Look at pictures through different color filters and you'll see them in a new way. People have used color filters in beautiful photography or sending secret messages.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a simple trick of perspective to dress friends in tiny cutout clothing. Learners make tiny pants out of card stock and tape them to the end of a stick. Then, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners model hot spot island formation, orientation and progression with condiments. Learners squirt a thick condiment sauce on a coarsely woven fabric to model how volcanic...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this edible experiment, learners pour "Magic Shell" chocolate into a glass of cold water. They'll observe as pillow shaped structures form, which resemble lavas on the sea floor.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners sublimate dry ice and then taste the carbon dioxide gas. Learners will be surprised to discover CO2 dissolves into carbonic acid in their mouths, creating a flavor...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners walk the sides and interior angles of various polygons drawn on the playground. As they do so, learners practice rotating clockwise 180° and 360°. Learners discover there...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    When you teeth clatter, they make quite the racket disproportionately to how much they actually sound to someone else. That's because your bones can transmit sound and with this Exploratorium...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this fun and interactive online exhibit, the straight lines of a tile wall appear to curve. The learner moves the rows of tiles and changes the color of the grout to achieve the intriguing...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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