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    Design and create an optical illusion toy that makes two pictures appear to become one. This is called a thaumatrope and will allow the learner to investigate the phenomenon of persistence of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Heat makes some materials expand, and it makes others shrink. In this experiment, learners will use unique shrinking properties of recycled plastic (solid polystyrene—general purpose recyclable...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Discover how sound travels and what materials make better sound conductors. Can you hear better with your fingers in your ears? Find out with a coat hanger and some string!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity about inertia, Newton's First Law of Motion. Learners will discover how an egg at rest, or any object at rest, stays that way. Materials are simple items you can find...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Create a chemical reaction that makes cheese! This hands-on activity demonstrates that molecules and atoms are tiny particles that make up everything around us. In this experiment, milk molecules...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this lesson, learners develop a robot arm using common materials. Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork, as well as materials selection and use. The robot arm must be at least 18...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    See and hear how sound waves travel through different types of materials. Extend the experiment online and learn how you can "see" with sound waves using ultrasound.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity about motion, power, air and Newton’s Third Law of Motion, which states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Learners will harness the power of thrust...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a fun activity about the power of the Sun and the importance of using sunscreen to protect your sensitive skin from its rays. Learners will hang apple rings in the Sun and monitor changes...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 4 to 24 hours

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