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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.
Explore the twinkling of stars by beaming a laser pointer over a hot plate.
Tune in to tunes with your teeth.
Ding dong! This investigation shows how your doorbell works.
Microbial decomposers heat things up.
Watch tiny blue, green, and white molds grow on leftover food.
Turn your kitchen trash into garden treasure.
Discover why the sky is blue and the sunset is red.
Suspend an object in the air by blowing down on it.
Not all shadows are black.
Make a simple musical instrument that sounds like a swarm of buzzing bees when you spin it around.
Use a slow-moving wheel to investigate position, speed, and acceleration.
Your experience of the world influences what you see.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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