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Hungry for fresh, exciting science activities based in amazing phenomena? Science Snacks are hands-on, teacher-tested, and use cheap, available materials.
High energy prices got you down? Discover how pickles can ease your troubles.
The attraction and repulsion of magnets produces entrancing, unpredictable motion.
Create geometric art with soap films.
Components of force make a toy walk and stop at just the right time.
Explore the body’s first line of defense against pathogens.
Noodle around with elemental properties and how they’re organized.
Create a scale model of the earth-moon system using different-sized spheres.
Your brain combines information from your eyes in surprising ways.
Now you see it; now you don’t—an object without a sharp edge can fade from your view.
Explore light and color from a hole new angle.
String and scissors are all you need to find pi all around you.
Investigate how to predict the color of an afterimage.
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