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Discover some big surprises in the microscopic world.
Movement is reduced to stillness, given an astronomical gear ratio.
Experiment with a mathematical model of birds in flight
Visualize air pressure with the help of a self-rolling pet toy.
Hear from practicing researchers about their daily work.
Learn to use the Wired Pier Data Explorer web app.
Shake up soil and water to see liquefaction at work.
Use index cards to show how light plus light equals dark.
Build a scale model of waves of red and blue light.
Substitute coins for radiation.
Model the carbon cycle and its principal reservoirs and flow rates using rice.
Use agar cubes to investigate how size impacts diffusion.
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