Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.
Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Enjoy the early memories of some of the visitors to this website.
Examine the tools of the baseball trade: bats, balls, and gloves.
How can a microscopic organism lift several pounds of dough? Find out with this activity.
Learn how Hubble Telescope scientists put together those lovely pictures.
Gather and compare real data about sunspots and solar x-ray activity.
The frozen worlds of the Arctic and Antarctica
Can you take a sip of water from a cup with your eyes closed?
Want to understand how to predict when the good waves are coming to your shore? It helps to start with the basics behind the formation of ocean waves.
Tinker with electricity using common objects: batteries, lights, buzzers, motors, switches, etc.
Make a simple musical instrument that sounds like a swarm of buzzing bees when you spin it around.
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