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The Mystery Tube©
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The Mystery Tube©

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A Black Box Activity

Starting at: $36.00

Grade Levels
Upper Elementary
Middle School
High School

Students per Group
2 - 4 Students

Choking Hazard
Science Education Product

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Product Code: MTAB

MTAB Sets*:
2-Tube Set $36.00
6-Tube Set $95.00
12-Tube Set $165.00

Description Contents Teacher Resources
A fun and challenging introduction to the practice of science. Your students will assume the role of research scientists as they make observations and propose a mechanism which explains the properties of the Mystery Tube©. Research scientists frequently face the challenge of examining an object or organism without taking it apart. As your students first pull the cord on 1 end and the other end pulls into the tube, they may think the solution is easy. As they continue their investigation, they will be challenged to describe a model for the inner workings of the Mystery Tube© and provide supporting evidence to defend their hypothesis. The solution is not provided. Scientists must continue to design experiments and revise their mental model based on their findings.

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