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Stability and Center of Gravity Using Pulleys

Stability and Center of Gravity Using Pulleys

This activity uses a pulley and some string to explore the concept of stability and how it is related to an object’s center of gravity. The activity takes 40-45 minutes. Intended for ages 11 and up. What you’ll need: Push/pull...

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Newton's Second Law of Motion Put to the Test

Newton's Second Law of Motion Put to the Test

This activity uses a clever apparatus to see exactly how Newton’s First law interacts with Newton’s Second law. The activity take 20-30 minutes. Intended for ages 11 and up. What you'll need: Second Law of Motion Apparatus (PH0319)  Paper and...

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pH Explorer

pH Explorer

Have you ever tasted lemon juice and scrounged up your face, because it was too sour? Or enjoyed a refreshing drink of water and wondered why these two liquids are different? You can use this pH Explorer set to test...

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Measurement of Wind-Speed Using an Anemometer

Measurement of Wind-Speed Using an Anemometer

This activity uses an anemometer to measure wind speed. The activity take 30-40 minutes on the first day and 5 minutes on subsequent days (7 days total). Intended for ages 11 and up. What you’ll need: Small Anemometer (PH0245S) Duct...

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Explore Mass, Volume, and Density!

Explore Mass, Volume, and Density!

This activity uses a push/pull balance, equal-volume masses, a displacement vessel, and a graduated cylinder to explore mass and density. The activity take 40-45 minutes. Intended for ages 11 and up. What you'll need: Push/pull Balance 500 g (PH0035B) Lead-Free...

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Insect Explorer

Insect Explorer

Learn science while having fun outside! The insect collecting net is ideal for collecting flying insects without hurting them. The bug viewer provides a great temporary container for captured bugs. Transparent on all sides, little scientists can observe the bugs...

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Explore Wave Motion with a Classic Toy!

Explore Wave Motion with a Classic Toy!

This activity uses the classic spring toy and a long loose spring to explore wave motion. The initial activities take only about 10 minutes – followed by a lot of free play with this awesome toy! Intended for ages 5...

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Enlighten Your Day with Optics!

Enlighten Your Day with Optics!

This activity uses lenses and prisms to explore optical reflection and refraction. The initial activities take 30-35 minutes – followed by a lot of free play! Intended for ages 5 and up. What you'll need: An assorted set of cylindrical...

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Explore Momentum by Crashing Hall's Cars

Explore Momentum by Crashing Hall's Cars

This super fun activity for ages 5 and up helps students gain an intuitive feel for momentum. What you’ll need: Hall’s Car Pair (PH0351APL) Straight toy-car track (Hot Wheels, for example) – about 4 feet length minimum. Garden rocks or weight...

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