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Magnets and Electromagnets

Magnets and Electromagnets

Scientists use electromagnets to steer Jefferson Lab's electron beam around the accelerator. ... (more)

Scientists use electromagnets to steer Jefferson Lab's electron beam around the accelerator. In this experiment, students learn what affects the strength of an electromagnet. Detailed instructions for building the electromagnet used in this experiment can be found in the Questions and Answers section of this site. (less)

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Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
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Microscopes

Microscopes

With the invention of the microscope, scientist could see things they never ... (more)

With the invention of the microscope, scientist could see things they never could before. They discovered that we were surrounded by strange creatures that were too small to see. In this activity, students will discover new things about ordinary objects. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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Nim Number Game

Nim Number Game

Nim is a game of logic and strategy. The goal of Nim ... (more)

Nim is a game of logic and strategy. The goal of Nim is to be the player who removes the last of ten protons from the computer screen. A player must remove one or two protons during their turn. The player who removes the last proton wins. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Games
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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Place Value Game

Place Value Game

The goal of the Place Value Game is to create the largest ... (more)

The goal of the Place Value Game is to create the largest possible number from the digits the computer gives you. Unfortunately, the computer will give you each digit one at a time and you won't know what the next number will be. You are not allowed to rearrange any of the digits you have already placed, so think carefully before you lock a number in place! Good luck! (less)

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Mathematics and Statistics
Material Type:
Games
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Jefferson Lab
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Slow Bicycle Race

Slow Bicycle Race

Experiments at Jefferson Lab will take weeks to months to complete. During ... (more)

Experiments at Jefferson Lab will take weeks to months to complete. During this time scientists will collect millions of pieces of data. Once the scientists have the data, they begin to analyze the data using computers, looking for evidence to support or disprove their theories. To simulate the scientific data collection process, students will create the necessary data to calculate speed. (less)

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Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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SpeedMath Deluxe Game

SpeedMath Deluxe Game

The goal of SpeedMath Deluxe is to create an equation, as quickly ... (more)

The goal of SpeedMath Deluxe is to create an equation, as quickly as possible, from the four digits the computer gives you. You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to create your equation, but you are not allowed to rearrange the digits. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Material Type:
Games
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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Technology Scavenger Hunt

Technology Scavenger Hunt

Computers and the internet play an increasingly larger role in the lives ... (more)

Computers and the internet play an increasingly larger role in the lives of students. In this activity, students must use various web sites to locate specific pieces of information. In Scavenger Hunt 1, students will be searching for information on various commercial web sites. In Scavenger Hunt 2, students will be searching for information on the web sites of Virginia based colleges and universities. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Jefferson Lab
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Vocabulary Hangman Game

Vocabulary Hangman Game

The computer will randomly pick a term used in science, math or ... (more)

The computer will randomly pick a term used in science, math or social sciences. Discover the word the computer has picked by guessing which letters are in it. Each incorrect guess you make causes the atom man to decay. Solve the puzzle before the atom man completely decays! (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
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Games
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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What is Matter?

What is Matter?

Matter is anything that has mass. It is made up of smaller ... (more)

Matter is anything that has mass. It is made up of smaller pieces called atoms. Atoms are really made of smaller parts called protons, neutrons and electrons. Students can label the parts of an atom as they were discovered over history. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Jefferson Lab
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Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
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Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars? - The Science Game

Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars? - The Science Game

Welcome to Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars! Test your knowledge ... (more)

Welcome to Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars! Test your knowledge of math and science as you work your way to the million dollar level! Although the questions you will answer are real, the money, unfortunately, is not. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Games
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Jefferson Lab
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Jefferson Lab
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