Why are rare earth metals important? What are rare earth metals? The uses for rare earth metals are as diverse as they are important! Let’s take a look.
A new mammal discovery? Yes, it’s official. The scientific community put a seal of approval on a new deep sea mammal. Deep sea mammals are a challenge to find, let alone study. Especially this new mammal species because it spends time 6,000 feet under the ocean! DEEP SEA MAMMALS I’m excited but Louie was not,
My book, Chemical Reactions!: With 25 Science Projects for Kids, is out! To celebrate, I’m sharing two messy science experiments from the book.
What would you need to live on Mars? I investigated and found out exactly what we’d need to live on Mars! For free!
WHO IS THE ANGRIEST BIRD OF ALL? Who is the angriest bird of all? If you had to guess, I bet you’d think of birds with a reputation for meanness. An ostrich can kill a lion with their mighty kick. Or perhaps the cassowaries of Australia & New Zealand come to mind. They’ve actually killed
Easy and forensic seem like a dichotomy but it is possible to find easy forensic science experiments. You can do them with your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, as a classroom activity or for a birthday party, with minimal materials! I’m going to show you how.
Is fruit good for you? ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is an old English proverb, intended to instill healthy eating habits. It does beg the question, is fruit actually good for us?
PROCRASTINATION IS THE 1 THING EVERYONE HAS TIME FOR! When I started this blog a year ago, I decided to write a post about procrastination. After all, procrastination is the 1 thing everyone has time for! Plus, I am an expert at procrastination. An authority. I promptly (the audacity of using that word!) spent a
In life, one way or the other, you have probably eaten broccoli. After all, broccoli a superfood! One cup is chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
But, do you like broccoli? The answer behind why you like broccoli –or force it down– is rooted in science: the science behind acquired taste!
I’ve mapped out two fun, easy experiments that you can do with your kids, grandkids, highlight in a zoom meeting, or classroom.
I shouldn’t call science a trick, but both of these easy experiments make great practical jokes.
So let’s get to it. Time to trick…I mean impress your posse with science at home!
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