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Strips of plastic on a globe model our atmosphere.
Use agar cubes to investigate how size impacts diffusion.
Use soap film to model a cell membrane.
Create a convection cell inside a CD case.
See how differently shaped ears affect your hearing.
Falling dominoes model signal transmission in a neuron.
Create a scale model of the earth-moon system using different-sized spheres.
Use magnets to model the motion of electrons.
Build a low-friction cart and explore Newton’s third law.
Model the carbon cycle and its principal reservoirs and flow rates using rice.
Levitating magnets show how the Earth’s atmosphere stacks up.
Ding dong! This investigation shows how your doorbell works.
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