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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.
Turn an old CD into a spectroscope to analyze light.
Magnetic lines stop here.
Color your perception.
Air trapped between two pieces of clear plastic produces rainbow-colored interference patterns.
Make a tool that lets you measure how tall a building is or how high a rocket flies.
Rube Goldberg-inspired cause and effect contraptions using everyday materials and found objects.
Do your ears hang low—and what do textbooks know?
Build a rubber-band-powered rolling plastic water bottle.
Get all wrapped up in a lesson about your skin.
A round bowl of water can act as both a magnifier and a lens.
Model the carbon cycle and its principal reservoirs and flow rates using rice.
Light an LED with five cents.
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