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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.
Visualize the spectacular fluid motion of convection cells.
A flash of light leaves a lingering image.
Watch the rise and fall of hot and cold fluids.
Shine some light on brine shrimp behavior.
Model the behavior of light reflecting off soap film surfaces.
Dark-colored materials absorb and emit energy more readily than light-colored materials.
Your brain is always looking for blank spaces and filling them in. Sometimes, your brain leaps to the wrong conclusion. Then you get a surprise!
Speed up geologic time with a sedimentary squeeze.
"Cold" metal and "warm" wood may be the same temperature.
Launch parachutes to see how they fall.
Distort your vision and see what your brain learns.
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San Francisco, CA 94111
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