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 a sheet of liquid crystal to learn about how infrared cameras work.
Using a simple trick of perspective, you can dress your friends in tiny cutout clothing.
A model for heart development
Make a paper model that helps explain the changing tides.
What's a droodle? It's a riddle and a doodle all rolled up into one.
The more astronomy changes, the more it stays the same. This series of images juxtaposes ancient and modern study of the celestial bodies.
Why do road bikes have thin tires, while mountain bikes have fat tires?
Touch supercooled water drops with an ice crystal and trigger them to freeze instantly.
Build a tool that lets you do estimates using your own feet.
An introduction to spectra and to the space-based telescopes. The site includes a number of hands-on activities.
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