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    In this activity, learners play a game that models what happens as stem cells differentiate into different cell types. As learners play, they'll discover that a wide variety of cells can arise...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity is about how you form mental images of your body's position in space, independent of vision. Can you take a sip of water from a cup with your eyes closed? If so, how are you able...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity on page 1 of the PDF, learners compare the relative sizes of biological objects (like DNA and bacteria) that can't be seen by the naked eye. Learners will be surprised to...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell. Learners build their chain off of an initial template which represents a single copy of DNA and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about depth perception, learners create an optical illusion in a shoe box. By looking through the viewing hole, learners explore how they can trick their brain into thinking that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this math activity related to light, learners explore why a light, such as a candle or a streetlight, looks dimmer the farther away from it we get. The answer lies in the Inverse Square Law,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about light and perception, learners discover how a flash of light can create a lingering image called an "afterimage" on the retina of the eye. Learners will be...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns. Learners will use Benham's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a three-dimensional ambiguous cube to explore visual illusions and how our brains interpret or misinterpret information. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a great activity about human energy production. Learners will work out with a clothespin to investigate why hockey players jump on a stationary bike after an intense game. Compared to a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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