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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a laser pointer and two small rotating mirrors to create a variety of fascinating patterns, which can be easily and dramatically projected on a wall or screen. In...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners examine ways that Native Americans of the Southwest express their relationship with nature through art. Learners cooperate to create a large weaving and individual rug...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Make two firefly lanterns, then program them to blink to one another and change colors. Learn to program a Pico Cricket (micro-controller) to communicate with other Pico Crickets using infrared (IR...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this three-day lesson, learners identify two-dimensional shapes used in castle construction, create a castle collage using assorted shapes, and design tapestries using repeated patterns of color...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 7 days
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    The Drawing Board consists of a marking pen that remains stationary and a platform that swings beneath the pen, acting as a pendulum. As the platform swings, the pen marks a sheet of paper that is...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use transparent tape and polarizing material to create and project beautifully colored patterns reminiscent of abstract or geometric stained glass windows--no glass...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners participate in a variety of activities that give them experience in recognizing, describing, and extending repeating and arithmetic patterns. Learners begin by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 2 hours
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Capture soap bubble patterns on paper! In this activity, learners can create beautiful pictures from popping soap bubbles. Learners will color dish soap with food dye, blow bubbles above watercolor...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Wheels aren't the only things that can "roll" objects that are placed on top of it. Make non-intuitive shapes from cutouts and a compass to demonstrate this.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours

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