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    In this activity, learners investigate the touch sensory system and discover how to plan and carry out their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to tell...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (17th on the page), learners investigate why you cannot see colors in dim light. With five pieces of paper of different colors in front of them, learners sit in the dark for about...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (6th on the page), learners investigate how photoreceptors in the eye (rods and cones) "adapt" to low light conditions. Learners sort similar bottle caps in a well-lit...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this neuroscience activity, learners conduct a simulation to demonstrate how multiple incoming signals influence the action of neurons. This activity will help learners think about how brain...

    free Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the sense of hearing and plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover how we are able to judge where a sound is...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners investigate color vision as well as plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover that afterimages occur because of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (4th activity on the page), learners test to see if saliva is necessary for food to have taste. Learners dry their tongues with clean paper towels and then taste samples of salt,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the olfactory system by conducting several experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to detect an odor decreases with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity (9th activity on the page), learners work in pairs to see how their perception of touch differs from reality. One learner uses a pen/marker to mark a point on the skin of another...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (2nd activity on the page), learners explore the sensitivity of their sense of touch. Learners arrange 10 pieces of sandpaper that have different grades (roughness) in order from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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