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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.
Light projected through a drop of water reveals an abundance of life.
Make predictions about water temperature and salinity using tidal data.
Show that gas is produced during photosynthesis.
Listen to the sound of rain falling—anytime, anywhere.
Soap bubbles float on a cushion of carbon dioxide gas.
Visualize the spectacular fluid motion of convection cells.
Hear the magnet!
Test how well your brain can see patterns.
Plunge into hydraulics with a pair of dueling syringes.
To see or not to see.
Demonstrate diffraction using a candle and two pencils.
Substitute coins for radiation.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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