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Science Fun with Eggs!

Written on March 15, 2017 at 10:12 am, by

It’s that time of year again! With egg-dyeing, hiding and hunting eggs are in the limelight. Why not combine the festivities with some science?   Make an egg shell disappear     What You Need: Raw egg White vinegar Container   What You Do: Place the raw egg in the container. Cover it with vinegar. Leave  Continue Reading »

My Fizzy Valentine!

Written on February 9, 2017 at 2:33 pm, by

Fizzy, Fun Valentine Science Add a little science to Valentine’s Day and see the reactions you get. What’s better than sweet-smelling, fizzy hearts? Toss them in the tub, toss them in the sink or toss them in a bowl and watch the chemical reactions bubble up.   What You Ned 1 cup baking soda 3/4  Continue Reading »

Halloween Science!

Written on October 31, 2016 at 6:29 pm, by

  Halloween is a great time to experiment and dazzle with science!   Articulated Severed Hand Want to know how your hand works? You don’t actually have any muscles in your fingers. So how can they move? Make your own moving hand with paper and straws.   What You Need Card stock paper or foam  Continue Reading »

Rainbow Inspired Science

Written on March 24, 2016 at 12:15 pm, by

With all this wacky spring weather you never know if it will be sunny or raining or both when you look out the window. Lucky for us that means plenty of rainbows. And THAT means plenty of inspiration for science projects. Why do rainbows happen anyway? Sunlight is made up of white light. But white  Continue Reading »

Cookie Chemistry

Written on February 24, 2016 at 6:16 pm, by

                  So, you like to bake –say chocolate chip cookies–but you’re not a fan of science? I’ve got news for you! Bakers are mad scientists. Think about it. You first gather your materials and make a mixture—dough. You put some energy to it—thermal energy—heat—and that sets off  Continue Reading »