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Interactive video lesson plan for: Make Your Own Lightsaber - Sick Science! #137

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From Tatooine to Hoth, there is one legendary weapon that is regarded as the ultimate in Rebel and Empire warfare... the lightsaber. Ewoks, Wookies, Jawas, and droids all cower before the mighty lightsaber. Wanna make your own? Let us take you to a galaxy far, far away and teach you how you can build your own working lightsaber. Trust us, it works.

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