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Experiments with Slinky

Experiments with Slinky

That toy that can walk down the stairs all by itself has some pretty interesting science behind it. How does that thing work anyway? Take a look at these websites and videos to see the amazing slinky at work. And then go try some of this stuff – does your slinky follow the same scientific rules?

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Frozen Bubbles

Frozen Bubbles

This would be REALLY cool to try outside this winter…just blow bubbles and watch them freeze right in the air, but since it’s hot we’ll have to settle for the freezer version.

You Need:

  • Bubble Solution ( or Make your own with dish soap and water!)
  • Straw
  • Freezer

 

 

How to Make A Freezer Frozen Bubble Step-by-Step Directions via Dollar Store Mom

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Engineering – Newspaper Geodesic Dome

Engineering – Newspaper Geodesic Dome

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Make a clubhouse for yourself out of newspapers and masking tape:

Extreme Structures Amazing Stadiums Build It! Build Your Own Fort

Words to Know:

Geodesic Dome – A dome made up of a framework of connected triangles or polygons.

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Microscopes & Magnifying Glasses

Microscopes & Magnifying Glasses

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Microscopes and magnifying glasses are used to look at objects that are very, very small. The microscope and the magnifying glass magnifies the obeject so that a person can see it. To magnify means to make bigger. A microscope or a magnifying glass can magnify an object 10 times or 100 times or 1,000 times or more.

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Microscopes and Telescopes Micro Monsters Microscopic Scary Creatures
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