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DIY Spectroscope

May 27, 2020

Objective: Would you like to hold a rainbow in your hand? With a spectroscope, you can! You can make this device from simple materials you have at home. Then you…

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Astronauts Launch from US Tomorrow #LaunchAmerica

May 26, 2020

Astronauts have not launched from the United States since 2011, and tomorrow’s mission is the beginning of a new era of space travel. NASA and SpaceX will launch two astronauts…

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DIY Drawing Machine

May 20, 2020

DIY Drawing Machine Objective: Create a drawing machine to make complex mathematical patterns. Explore the science on how gears move. Have you ever played with a Spirograph? These drawing devices…

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Bubble Geometry: Why Are Bubbles Round?

May 19, 2020

Why are bubbles round? What happens if you dip a non-round object into a bucket of bubble juice? Can you blow a triangular bubble? Let’s find out! Join Toby in…

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Super Bubble Solution

May 13, 2020

Super Bubble Solution (ScienceWorks bubble solution recipe) Objective: Let’s explore more about the science of bubbles. First, we’ll make a recipe for super big, super strong bubbles. Then, you can…

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Backyard Bird Bingo

May 12, 2020

Backyard Bird Bingo Objective: Bird watching is a great way to practice noticing details about birds and to practice learning scientific classification! Print up the bingo board and see if…

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Build a Droid Arm

May 11, 2020

Build a Droid Arm Objective: Can you make a droid arm that could pick up a cup? In the Star Wars universe, Droids are machines, but so much more! Droids…

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Speeder Bike Hoop Glider Activity

May 6, 2020

Speeder Bike/Hoop Glider Objective: Make a glider and learn about the physics of flight. Difficulty Level: Easy (ages 8-14) / Medium (ages 6-8) Download (PDF): Speeder Bike Hoop Glider Instruction…

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Space Blaster Sound Effect Activity

May 5, 2020

Space Sound Maker (Pew Pew Blaster SFX) Objective: You can make a sound effect generator that sounds like a space blaster! It is perfect for Star Wars Day, so gather…

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Edible Kyber Crystals

May 5, 2020

Edible Kyber Crystals Objective: In the Star Wars universe kyber crystals are rare, and prized because they were essential to constructing a lightsaber. You can observe how sugar crystals form…

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