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    In this activity, learners use mirrors to write secret messages to a friend. Use this activity to explore letters, optics, and/or symmetry.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mark their height on a height chart and discover how tall they are in nanometers. They learn that although being a billion nanometers tall sounds impressive, it doesn&...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a miniature cup. They learn that size can affect the way materials like...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix water, cooking oil, and liquid food coloring to create beautiful colored designs in a cup. Use this activity to explore liquid density and solubility.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners drag the blocks that represent a sound to the tray to create a...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make plates levitate! Learners build simple "hovercrafts" using simple materials to explore friction and motion.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create angle-measuring devices--protractors--out of paper. Learners follow a series of steps to fold a square sheet of paper into a triangular Pocket Protractor. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate just how small a billionth of a meter is by attempting to cut a paper ruler down to a nanometer-sized sliver. Learners discover that nano is too small to see,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover how a super-absorbing material can be used to move a straw. Learners discover that hydrogels can absorb a lot of water, like the one used in this activity, which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the application of nano-sized "whiskers" can protect clothing from stains. Learners investigate the hydrophobic properties of pants made from nano...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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