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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.
Give flight a spin with the Magnus effect.
Make a reverse Cartesian diver.
With polarized light, you can make a stained glass window without glass.
Control the (apparent) size of a hole with your brain.
Make a bright spot brighter.
Watch water boil at room temperature.
Make a spinning disc called a stroboscope, which lets you create your own animated cartoon.
Polarizing sunglasses cut road glare better in some positions than in others.
Locating the source of a sound is mostly a matter of timing.
Magnets can affect things that aren’t magnetic.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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