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.
Use this handy conversion calculator to convert between the many units found in recipes.
A comprehensive tour through the weird and wonderful world of frogs.
What do stem cells, fruit flies, and zebrafish look like under a microscope?
Can you cover your kitchen tracks?
Do hot water and cold water mix?
Who lives in the Arctic, and how did they get there?
Touch supercooled water drops with an ice crystal and trigger them to freeze instantly.
Introduce students to unique life science activities that let them work with our research-quality microscopic images and videos.
Follow our crew as they visit the Dry Valleys and hike the slopes of volcanic Mt. Erebus.
A physicist, a scientist, and a musician experiment with sound, music, and acoustics using instruments both real and found.
Each of these time-lapse videos captures a 24-hour day in just under two minutes. Developed by artist Ken Murphy and curated by staff scientist Sebastian Martin, they offer unique views of the environment at our new home.
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