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.
Measure the brightness of the sun using cooking oil and a white card.
This clay building activity shows that when you make things bigger, weight increases faster than strength.
For most of us, science arrives in our lives packaged neatly as fact. But how did it get that way?
Use your naked egg to experiment with osmosis, the movement of water across a membrane.
San Francisco was born in gold dust, and nearly died in rubble and ashes.
Explore mechanical elements such as cams, levers, and linkages to create your own moving sculpture.
Recycle some cans to make after-dinner music!
by Eileen Campbell • September 7, 2016
Road trip! Scouting Oregon locations for filming the 2017 solar eclipse.
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