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Make your own cartoon!

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Do you like watching cartoons? Learn the science behind this art form in this video!

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What was the first cartoon ever made? Find out the answer to this question and more history about cartoons and animated films in this video!Did you know that cartoons were around even in the Middle Ages? Check out this article to learn more about how cartoons have changed over time!
Making a cartoon with a zoetrope are a unique combination of art and science. Next time you are watching a cartoon in a movie or on TV, think about what scientists and artists have to do to make that picture come to life!

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