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What Do Ants Like Best:  Artificial or Cane Sugars?
What Do Ants Like Best: Artificial or Cane Sugars?
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What Do Ants Like Best: Artificial or Cane Sugars?
Discover whether ants are more attracted to natural cane sugar or artificial sweeteners.
Science
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What is the Ideal Temperature Setting for Refrigerators?
What is the Ideal Temperature Setting for Refrigerators?
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What is the Ideal Temperature Setting for Refrigerators?
Discover if temperature settings in a fridge make a drastic difference in terms of bacterial growth.
Science
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Aromatherapy: Does Scent Affect Mood?
Aromatherapy: Does Scent Affect Mood?
Science Project
Aromatherapy: Does Scent Affect Mood?
Learn about our response to scents that existed in our environment over evolutionary time and consider why scents might affect our mood state.
Science
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Psychophysical Distinctions:  Investigating “Just Noticeable Differences”
Psychophysical Distinctions: Investigating “Just Noticeable Differences”
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Psychophysical Distinctions: Investigating “Just Noticeable Differences”
Learn about the field of psychophysics and to learn about "Just Noticeable Differences."
Science
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Tactile Discrimination:  Exploring Receptive Fields
Tactile Discrimination: Exploring Receptive Fields
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Tactile Discrimination: Exploring Receptive Fields
Think about the adaptive utility of an important aspect of our physiology.
Science
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Seeing Straight and Responding Quickly: Peripheral vs. Central Vision
Seeing Straight and Responding Quickly: Peripheral vs. Central Vision
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Seeing Straight and Responding Quickly: Peripheral vs. Central Vision
Learn the anatomical and physiological differences between central and peripheral visual systems.
Science
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Can We Stretch the Body by Stretching the Mind?
Can We Stretch the Body by Stretching the Mind?
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Can We Stretch the Body by Stretching the Mind?
Explore the neural and mental mechanisms at play in mental imagery.
Science
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How Do Breathing Exercises Affect Pulse Rate and Blood Pressure
How Do Breathing Exercises Affect Pulse Rate and Blood Pressure
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How Do Breathing Exercises Affect Pulse Rate and Blood Pressure
Learn about the anatomy of the autonomic nervous system and its relationship to the rest of the body.
Science
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The Smallest Touch: Exploring Thresholds of Sensitivity
The Smallest Touch: Exploring Thresholds of Sensitivity
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The Smallest Touch: Exploring Thresholds of Sensitivity
Explore the concept of receptive fields and why different parts of our body have different levels of sensitivity.
Science
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The 5 Second Rule
The 5 Second Rule
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The 5 Second Rule
Determine if picking up fallen food in 5 seconds or less prevents the transfer of bacteria from the ground.
Science
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Can Magnets Help Heal Injuries?
Can Magnets Help Heal Injuries?
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Can Magnets Help Heal Injuries?
Test whether spot magnets can help improve the symptoms of an injury.
Social studies
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Feeling the Burn: Taming the Effects of Spicy Food
Feeling the Burn: Taming the Effects of Spicy Food
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Feeling the Burn: Taming the Effects of Spicy Food
Compare different remedies for cooling the mouth after eating spicy food.
Science
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Ouch! Evaluating Tricks to Help Ease Pain
Ouch! Evaluating Tricks to Help Ease Pain
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Ouch! Evaluating Tricks to Help Ease Pain
Evaluate the efficacy of different pain management techniques.
Social studies
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Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
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Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
5th grade
Science
Activity
Bread Mold Experiment
Bread Mold Experiment
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Bread Mold Experiment
This bread mold experiment will help your child learn about mold, and he'll develop important hypothesis-making and experiment-designing skills.
Science
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
Explore the Four Components of Blood
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
5th grade
Science
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See Seeds Come to Life!
See Seeds Come to Life!
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See Seeds Come to Life!
Try this fun and simple activity to help nurture your child's observation skills and nourish a growing love of science!
2nd grade
Science
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
5th grade
Science
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
3rd grade
Science
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Egg Carton Garden
Egg Carton Garden
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Egg Carton Garden
Here's a simple and fun kindergarten or first grade gardening activity: grow a miniature container garden in a paper egg carton. Great for kinesthetic learners.
1st grade
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Invite your third grader to do taste test science to observe how a strawberry tastes when it is paired with various condiments. The results may be surprising!
3rd grade
Science
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Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
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Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
Your fourth grader will be astonished to discover the significance and intricacies of his spine as he builds a model of a human vertebral column.
4th grade
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Natural Easter Egg Dyes
Natural Easter Egg Dyes
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Natural Easter Egg Dyes
Forget store-bought dyes this Easter: color your Easter eggs with natural dyes made with ingredients from your own kitchen in this 1st grade activity.
1st grade
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Sense of Smell Activity
Sense of Smell Activity
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Sense of Smell Activity
Help your child get to know the least-appreciated of the five senses, the sense of smell, with a smelling station.
3rd grade
Science
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Skeleton Hand Print
Skeleton Hand Print
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Skeleton Hand Print
Create a three-dimensional X-ray of your child's hand in this simple modeling activity. All you need to get started are black paper and drinking straws
Kindergarten
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