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A cube made from drinking straws can confuse your brain.
Learn how to make beautiful "paintings" with soap and water.
Design and build a musical instrument that responds to changing light.
Explore light and shadows all around you.
Use the Science Journal mobile app to investigate the light around you.
Build a pinhole camera you can really get into.
Use color chromatography to separate black ink.
by Eileen Campbell • September 7, 2016
Road trip! Scouting Oregon locations for filming the 2017 solar eclipse.
Experience Buckyball by artist Leo Villareal, on view in the Plaza.
Watch colors play in this quick exploration of layering hues.
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