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Here are some great activities that you can do at home.

 

Detective Cookies

Detective Decoder Cookies

Write a secret message then bake some Detective Cookies to reveal the hidden text!

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Skin Science

Skin Science

What is a human’s largest organ?  If you said heart or brain—you are wrong!  It’s our skin!

Here’s a simple experiment that allows you to make a simple version of a research tool called the “Von Frey Device.” Invented by Von Frey, scientists use this device to measure the skin’s “detection threshold”—the smallest sensation necessary for the nerves in our skin to “feel” something.

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Forensic Flashlight Tricks 

Forensic Flashlight Tricks

Discover how Forensic Scientists use light to reveal evidence.

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I “Moustache” You a Question (Polling)

Learn to create polls and then graph their results in this fun and creative activity.

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Word Detective Activity

Become more aware of spelling and decoding. Did you know there are simple rules and patterns to help you master the English language? Learn more here!

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Secret Messages

Try this secret message-making activity and write an invisible message—then amaze your friends by making it appear out of nowhere!

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Spies and Detectives

If you are inquisitive or have a keen sense of observation or even a fondness for mysteries, then this activity is perfect for you!

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Spy Party

Make a full day of “spy” fun with these great activity ideas!

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Secret Cup Phone

Step back in time and use some old fashioned technology to make a string phone while learning about sound waves with this fun science project for kids.

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