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Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Explore webcasts, stories, dispatches, photos, and articles of total and annular solar eclipses and transits.
Watch old pennies turn bright and shiny right before your eyes!
Follow scientists looking for life in the hot springs of the Russian Far East.
Get down and dirty with the surprising science of soil.
Send your favorite baseball player on a journey through time.
High energy prices got you down? Discover how pickles can ease your troubles.
Learn how living things get energy from dead ones in this interactive exhibit.
How are creative investigations sparked? What does a state of inspiration feel like? Can inspiration be transmitted from person to person? Join us for an audio slideshow series that explores the fascinating world of how we work creatively.
Search a geological map of Ethiopia for fossils.
What are the essential elements of life? How can you distinguish between the living and nonliving world? What traits of life do all organisms share?
For accuracy, it's best to use both a candy thermometer and the cold water test when making candy.
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