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What Does a Wildlife Forensics Scientist Do?

There are many kinds of science in the world, and even a greater variety of scientists who practice them! Today, Maya is talking with Johnnie…

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Diddey Bow Activity

Build a Diddley-Bow Stringed Musical Instrument

DIY Diddley-Bow Objective: To build a basic diddley-bow in this do it yourself activity. The diddley-bow is an instrument much older than a viol, harp,…

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What Does an Architect Do?

What kind of jobs do scientists do? Have you thought about how your home was designed and built? One of the people who designs homes…

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Space Station Docking Simulator

Launching astronauts into space is just part of a mission. One of the most important parts involves docking with the International Space Station (ISS). In…

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Swim in a School of Fish

Have you ever wanted to swim in a school of fish? What would you have to know to be good at it? What rules could…

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DIY Spectroscope

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…

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Astronauts Launch from US Tomorrow #LaunchAmerica

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…

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DIY Drawing Machine

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…

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Bubble Geometry: Why Are Bubbles Round?

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…

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Super Bubble Solution

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…

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Backyard Bird Bingo

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…

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Build a Droid Arm

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,…

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