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Here, at Jungle Island, we strive to provide our guests with an educational, interactive, and memorable experience. Join us online every day to get at home activities for your kids to participate in while school is out. Each week we explore different themes of animals and habitats that can be found right here at Jungle Island!

Week One: Everglades Exploration!

Monday, March 23, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Everglades

Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo each week!

This week our theme is the Everglades! Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Homework Alert! Scavenger Hunt: Backyard Edition

Take your child outside and have them cross off each item in the PDF as they find it. Have older children take pictures, print them out, and paste them onto each box.

Those who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!

Parents, please make sure you do not let your child go alone outside without parental supervision and to keep the rule of social distancing in mind.

*Only One Per Household*

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Recyclable Alligator

Today, kids will focus on building their own recyclable alligator!

Go around of the house and see what items can be used instead of thrown out to create your masterpiece! Some items that can be used are egg cartons, toilet/ paper towel rolls, etc.

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Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Homework Alert! Animal Yoga

Find a spacious place in your house and have your child cross off each animal pose in the PDF as they complete it.

Once they finish, have them come up with their own animal yoga pose, write out the instructions, and email us at education@jungleisland.com.

Remember to turn in both homework assignments to receive a week of free early care for Summer Camp!

*Only One Per Household*

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Friday, March 27th, 2020

Can you guess that animal?

Checkout our Facebook and Instagram to try and guess what the animal in the picture is!

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Week Two: Spread Your Wings!

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Aviary

Aviary Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme is spread your wings!

Use the birds of Jungle Island as your inspiration to create an aviary section at your zoo! Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Homework Alert! Bird Beak Types

Have you ever wondered how different birds eat? Test out each bird’s specialized beak and pick your favorite! Then, create your own replica of that beak besides the example given and send us a picture!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Bird ID Guide

Research the birds that live in your area and create your very own Bird ID guide.

Make sure you include a picture, their habitat, preferred food choice, and one fact specific to that species.

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Homework Alert! Build Your Own Nest

Do you have what it takes to build your own nest? Is it strong enough to keep your egg intact from a three-foot drop? Test out your building skills and see if you can create the most optimal nest.

For older kids, turn it into a science experiment and try out the scientific method! You can create different material nests to see which one holds up the best!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Can you guess that animal?

Checkout our Facebook and Instagram to try and guess what the animal in the picture is!

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The Amazing Jungle Island Birds Crossword Puzzle: Can you guess what birds we have right here in our park? *Hint: Look through this past week’s posts for some help*

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Week Three: Primate Practices!

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Primates

Primates Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around primates!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Homework Alert! Adaptations

Designing your own animal with a focus on adaptations: Animals are superheroes, and animal adaptions are their superpowers!

An animal adaption is a special skill which helps an animal to survive and do everything it needs to do. Today, we will be creating our own animal with a focus on a variety of adaptations.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Song and Dance!

Create a song and dance about primates! Make sure you include different species and unique facts pertaining to them.

Also, produce a dance for the song that shows just how athletic these animals can be.

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Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Homework Alert! Sustainable Shopping

How to be a sustainable shopper: Palm Oil, which is everything from Ipad cases to chocolate, is harvested in the same places in which orangutans live! If this is not done responsibly, then it is destructive to their habitats.

Look at the products in your house and research to see if it contains palm oil. If so, look for alternatives you can purchase in the future instead.

Remember to turn in both homework assignments to receive a week of free early care for Summer Camp!*

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Friday, April 10th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Orangutan Enrichment!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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Create your own orangutan enrichment!

We have a highly dedicated animal care team who work every day to keep our animals healthy and thriving.

Explore your fridge, with your parents’ permission, and create an edible snack meant for these robust animals. Do you have what it takes to be a part of the team?

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Week Four: The Outback!

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: The Outback

Outback Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around the Australia outback!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Homework Alert! Human Sundial

Human Sundial: Explorers will learn about earth’s rotation and how people are able to tell time based off the earths position. Animals have natural alarm clocks within them, but people need devices like the sundial to help them keep track of time!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Design Your Own Feather

Design Your Own Feather: Explorers will design a feather based on different bird species in Australia.

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Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Homework Alert! Biomes in a Bottle

Biomes In A Bottle: Did you know that Australia has multiple biomes right in its backyard? Some of these include desert, savanna, tropical forests, and more!

Today, explorers will learn how to create their own biome in a bottle and the importance of these different areas for wildlife.

Remember to turn in both homework assignments to receive a week of free early care for Summer Camp at Education@jungleisland.com

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Friday, April 17th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Australia Edition Exercise Challenge

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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Australia Edition Exercise challenge: Stretch those legs after a long week of homeschool!

With your parents’ permission and supervision, go into your backyard and see if you have what it takes to try beat our exercise challenge!

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Week Five: Reptile Invasion!

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Reptiles

Reptile Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around reptiles!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Homework Alert! Reptile Quiz

Reptile Quiz: Conduct your research and test your knowledge to see if you can answer all of the questions in our reptile quiz! Remember to turn in both homework assignments to receive a week of free early care for Summer Camp!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Make your own snake!

Today, explorers will use their creativity skills and make their own snake out of construction paper! Pick which species you would like to replicate and let the fun begin!

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Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Homework Alert! Native Vs Invasive Species Fact Cards

Native Vs Invasive Species Fact Cards: A native species is an animal or plant that originated in that habitat due to natural progressions. An invasive species is an animal or plant that did not originate in that habitat. Typically, it is an animal that thrives in its new environment and causes damage to that habitat.

For the homework assignment today, explorers will create reptile specification cards for animals found in Florida that are both native and invasive. Remember to turn in both homework assignments to receive a week of free early care for Summer Camp!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, April 24th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Make Your Own Cricket!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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Make your own cricket or grasshopper!

Reptiles can eat a variety of plants and animals. Today, explorers will be making one of these organisms, a cricket, out of clothespins!

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Week Six: Rainforest Trek!

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Make Your Own Cricket!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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Make your own cricket or grasshopper!

Reptiles can eat a variety of plants and animals. Today, explorers will be making one of these organisms, a cricket, out of clothespins!

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Monday, April 27th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Rainforest

Rainforest Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around rainforest!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

*Terms and Conditions Apply*

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Homework Alert! Layers of the rainforest

Layers of the rainforest: Rainforests are one of the oldest ecosystems on earth; some have been around for over 100 million years! Our project today will take explorers through the different layers of this magnificent ecosystem and teach children about the species that live in each of them.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, May 1st, 2020

Guess the Theme & Design a treehouse!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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Design and build a treehouse!

Have you ever dreamed of living in the Amazon rainforest? Our project for today let’s explorers see what it’s like to be an architect and make that dream come true! Make a small replica of your design and make sure you have all of the necessities to survive in this environment.

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Week Seven: Jungle Island History / Fun Facts!

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Jungle Island History

Jungle Island History Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around Jungle Island history and fun facts!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Homework Alert! Venom Vs Poison

Venom Vs Poison: Do you know what the difference between venom and poison is? Explorers will research the comparisons and contrasts between these two. Then, they will have to list several species that fall under each of these categories.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Water Cycle Diorama

Water Cycle Diorama: Today, explorers will learn about the water cycle and how it benefits our environment by creating their own diorama out of a recycled shoebox! For explorers who are older, research additional parts of the water cycle that you can be added into your display!

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Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Homework Alert! Stuck In The Storm

Stuck In The Storm: Explorers will learn how a hurricane forms and its effects on nature. Then, they will create their own emergency basket to help prepare themselves for future storms!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, May 8th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Crossword Puzzle!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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History Of Jungle Island Crossword Puzzle!

Jungle Island, Miami’s premier entertainment destination, combines the beauty of Miami’s tropical landscape with a jungle full of extraordinary animals from around the globe. Search through our website to learn about our history and complete the crossword puzzle to wrap up this weeks homeschool.

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Week Eight: African Safari!

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: African Safari

African Safari Exhibit: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme revolves around an African Safari!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

*Terms and Conditions Apply*

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Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Homework Alert! Make Your Own Binoculars

Make Your Own Binoculars: Explorers will get to embark on an African safari, but before they leave for their trip, they have to make sure they bring their binoculars made out of recycled paper products! Learn how to make yours today!

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Savanna Sunset

Savanna Sunset: Explorers will have the chance to use their creativity skills and make their very own savanna sunset by crayon etching!

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Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Homework Alert! Decorate Your Own Safari Hat

Decorate Your Own Safari Hat: Explorers will get to make their own safari hats that can go along with their binoculars they created earlier this week.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, May 15th, 2020

Guess the Theme & Wordsearch!

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer!

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African Safari Wordsearch!

Can you spot all of the animals that can be found on your safari? Test it out by trying our wordsearch!

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Week Nine: The Amazing Birds Of Jungle Island!

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Create An Exhibit: Bird Sanctuary

Bird Sanctuary: Each week, Jungle Island is encouraging students to create a different section of their own zoo! This week our theme is The Amazing Birds Of Jungle Island! Use the birds of Jungle Island as your inspiration to create a bird sanctuary at your zoo!

Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your new exhibit. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three.

*Terms and Conditions Apply*

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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Homework Alert! Build Your Own Bird Feeder

Build Your Own Bird Feeder: Explorers will get to learn how they can reuse recycled material for projects that can help our environment.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Migration Lesson

Migration Lesson: Migration is a seasonal occurrence that happens most commonly with birds!

Let’s look into why migration is important to birds! Explorers will learn what migration is, why birds migrate, and some pros and cons to this natural process.

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Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Homework Alert! Egg Drop Experiment

Egg Drop Experiment: Explorers will try to make a contraption that allows you to drop an egg without breaking it.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Guess the Theme & Oil Spill Lesson

Can you guess what next week’s theme will be? Comment on Facebook or Instagram if you think you have the answer! Remember, next Friday is our last day of the homeschool competition and all assignments must be submitted by Sunday, May 31st at 11:59pm EST in order to receive credit.

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Oil Spill Lesson!

Explorers will walk away with more knowledge on what conservation is, how oil spills affect the environment and will learn ways to help conserve our planet.

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Week Ten: Meet The Animal Care Team!

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Create Your Own Animal Keeper!

Create Your Own Animal Keeper: Explorers will get to create their own animal keeper. This includes what the keeper will look like and the traits someone in their position should have.

This week our inspiration is our Animal Care team! Use them as a great example to create your own Zoo Keeper! Use legos, popsicle sticks, dough, and more!

After each week, email us at education@jungleisland.com a picture of your project. Jungle island will select one child who completes all weeks to win a VIP Tour for themselves plus three by Sunday, May 31st at 11:59pm EST.

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Homework Alert! Develop Your Own Lesson

Develop Your Own Lesson: Explorers will learn how to create their own lesson, how to explain instructions to others, and how to present in front of a group of people.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

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Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Diagnose An Animal

Diagnose An Animal: Explorers will learn about being a vet through dramatic play.

Experience diagnosing animals based on their "symptoms."

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Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Homework Alert! Design Your Own Jungle Island Flyer

Design Your Own Jungle Island Flyer: Explorers will get the chance to think like a graphic designer and create their own Jungle Island Flyer!

Remember, today is our last day of the homeschool competition and all assignments must be submitted by Sunday, May 31st at 11:59pm EST in order to receive credit.

Children who email education@jungleisland.com both completed homework assignments for the week, will win a certificate for a week of free early care for our Summer Camp!*

*Terms and Conditions Apply*

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Friday, May 29th, 2020

No Assignment!

What a great week we had while representing our Animal Care team!

Remember, today is our last day of the homeschool competition and all assignments must be submitted by Sunday, May 31st at 11:59pm EST in order to receive credit.

No activity will be assigned for today. Explorers can use this day to finish any last minute assignments they may need to submit to be entered in to win the VIP Tour.

Fun Experiments To Do At Home!

Color Changing Slime

Explorers will learn the dynamics behind thermochromic pigment by creating color changing slime!

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Create a Lava Lamp

Explorers will learn about density and polar vs nonpolar molecules by creating their own lava lamp!

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Elephant Toothpaste

Explorers will learn about exothermic reactions and conduct an experiment demonstrating one!

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Fill the Balloon

Explorers will learn how to inflate a balloon without helium using supplies found around the house!

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Float Your Bloat

Explorers learn about the importance of buoyancy in the water while using their creativity to design their own boat!

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How Clouds Make Rain

With this fun experiment, explorers will learn how clouds work and how/why rain falls from them!

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Make A Volcano

Explorers will learn how volcanoes form, create their own, watch it explode, and record their findings!

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Oobleck

In this experiment, explorers will learn about Non-Newtonian fluids by using common supplies found at home!

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