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Here’s a machine that drops water from the ceiling. How could you use this machine to tell the time or make a clock?
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A computer controls the water. As the water falls, it lines up to make different shapes, like the shapes of numbers, to tell the time!
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This clock also uses water! Like a fountain, water sprays up from holes. The water forms numbers, letters, and Japanese words!
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Most clocks tell you the time by tracking hours and minutes. Is there a longer amount of time that a clock could track?
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This amazing clock tells the time, the day, the month, and the year. It even tells the temperature, and has tiny planets that move!
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Some people hate waking up. They turn off their alarm but stay in bed. What alarm clock could you invent to get people out of bed?
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Here’s an idea--you could invent an alarm clock that moves. You have to get out of bed to chase these alarms that roll or fly away!
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Some old clocks play a little tune every hour. What do you think is going on inside the clock to make the music? Listen.
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Inside this clock there are tiny hammers that hit metal rods. Each rod makes a different sound. It’s kind of like a xylophone! Listen.
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This musical clock has a bird that pops out! Its “ding” sound is from a hammer hitting metal. Its “cuckoo” sound is made by whistles!
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The black liquid in this clock looks like it’s moving all by itself. What in the world is going on? Take a guess.
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The liquid is magnetic--it can be moved with a magnet! Inside the clock are hundreds of hidden magnets, pulling the liquid.
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