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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners investigate how some butterfly wings get their color. Learners compare Buttercup and Blue Morpho butterflies and discover what happens when they shine light at each of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity related to nanotechnology, learners observe some of the effects that result from creating a thin layer of material several nanometers thick. They also learn about thin film...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this four-part activity, learners explore light and sound through a variety of hands-on investigations. First, learners explore sound waves and observe how sound can travel through other...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to create giant bubbles. Learners will explore what gives bubbles their shape, what makes them break or last, what causes the colors and patterns in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the properties of liquid crystals, which are responsible for why mood rings change color. In the first experiment, learners will see how liquid crystals...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Learners explore three-dimensional geometric frames including cubes and tetrahedrons, as they create bubble wands with pipe cleaners and drinking straws. Then they investigate how soap film flows...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this optics activity, learners examine how polarized light can reveal stress patterns in clear plastic. Learners place a fork between two pieces of polarizing material and induce stress by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how nanosized structures can create brilliant color. Learners examine Blue Morpho butterflies in the light and discover what happens when they put a drop of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes