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December 14, 2012

 

Enjoy making your own experiment.

How To Make Gobbledygoop!

Gobbledygoop is a wild and wonderful mixture you can make in your kitchen.

December 4, 2012

 

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Waves Standing

Have you ever tried to hear the ocean waves in a seashell?

November 9, 2012

 

Ice cubes are a great way to cool a drink.

How Does Ice Cool Drinks?

Drop a few ice cubes into a glass of water at room temperature, and in a few minutes the water will cool. How does this work?

November 8, 2012

 

Soon these solar cells could be made flexible and smaller!

Flexible, Transparent Solar Cells

Scientists have developed flexible, transparent solar cells that can be applied to windows, electronic devices, and really any surface!

November 1, 2012

 

Check out the mark of an OTIS elevator!

The History Of Otis Elevators

In the 1850s, the height of buildings was limited by the number of stairs people were willing to climb... until Otis came along.

October 19, 2012

 

While you may not be able to see moon craters in real life, you can create your own!

Create Your Own Moon Craters!

What makes science really fun is when you get to do things yourself, so today we're going to be making moon craters.

September 26, 2012

 

Have you owned a lava lamp?

The Physics Of A Lava Lamp

There are two ingredients inside a lava lamp: a watery liquid, and a waxy compound that collects at the bottom when the lamp is turned off.

September 25, 2012

 

Everyone loves to blow bubbles!

Creating Bubbles

If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.

September 17, 2012

 

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Measuring The Speed Of Sound

Gunshots for science? 17th century scientist first attempts to measure the speed of sound.

September 12, 2012

 

Nature is a great inspiration source for science.

Leaves Inspire Better Solar Panels

While solar panels typically have smooth surfaces, leaves have tiny wrinkles and folds that allow for maximum light absorption.

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