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Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Learn about the transit of Venus - what it is, what you'll see, and why it's important. View the rarest eclipse of them all - the Transit of Venus.
Is it just a glorified plank with roller skate wheels on it? Or is it a highly engineered device through which kids have reclaimed the urban landscape, bringing creativity and style back to the sterile asphalt spaces of sprawl?
How has imagery changed the way we look at our bodies—over time and in different cultures?
What geometric shapes can you find on the playground?
Lisa Miller is a mechanic and teacher who shows her auto shop students how to use their listening skills to fix cars.
Using a spectroscope, you may see that what appears to be a single color of light is really a combination of colors called a spectrum.
The brightest buds get all the glory – but they're not just for show.
A Scribbling Machine is a motorized contraption that moves in unusual ways and leaves a mark to trace it's path.
Close your eyes – and open your ears.
What are the best materials for frames? What are the best designs?
How do scientists establish the age of artifacts, rocks, and settlements?
Listen to the story of Ladle Rat Rotten Hut.
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