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Trace your shadow, then make it change.
Usa tu teléfono celular para explorar el mundo a través de un miniscopio.
Measure acceleration with spaghetti and marshmallows.
This is a glass of water sitting on scale doing nothing. Or is it nothing?
Who needs a microscope to see what lives in a drop of water? Instead, shine a laser pointer through a water drop and be dazzled by a display of tiny organisms.
Open your eyes to the amazing world of the ultra-tiny when you convert your cell phone into a portable, picture-taking Miniscope using a simple plastic lens from a laser pointer.
Find out what it takes to monitor climate change.
Use straight lines to learn about circles.
String and scissors are all you need to find pi all around you.
Use your cell phone to explore the mini-scopic world.
These leaf bits float like bubbles, thanks to photosynthesis.
See how air molecules behave, using self-rolling pet toys.
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