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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.
Whirling water creates a tornado in a bottle.
Trace your shadow, then make it change.
Explore the process of extracting DNA from Neanderthal bones.
Design, build, and test a model simple circulatory system.
Reflect on the ins and outs of mirrors.
See yourself as others see you in this cylindrical mirror.
Air trapped between two pieces of clear plastic produces rainbow-colored interference patterns.
Use your senses to figure out what’s inside your Sound Cup.
The 18,000-foot Mt. Parinacota presents some fitness challenges for climbers.
Make a record player with a pencil, pin, and paper.
Take a (super) close look at your smartphone. You may be surprised by what you see.
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