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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.
Make a simple mini-motor.
By passing the winter frozen as solid as a holiday fruit cake, the wood frog breaks all rules. Scientists hoping to preserve human organs are paying close attention.
Reflect on the ins and outs of mirrors.
Your thumb and index finger can help you test a steak's degree of doneness.
For magnets, strength isn’t necessarily in numbers.
Microbial decomposers heat things up.
What happens when you get off the merry-go-round?
Create graceful loops and spirals by drawing on a spinning disk.
Is pure water colorless?
Get a taste of how the earth's plates move.
High energy prices got you down? Discover how pickles can ease your troubles.
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