Chromatography

This experiment and info sheet explains the science of chromatography and how it is used by scientists! It’s super simple and the materials are things you probably already have at home! Click here for our Chromatography guide!

Is It Waterproof?

Happy Experimenting! Today’s free science activity is a waterproof testing experiment! It’s super easy and the supplies are items that you most likely have in your home! Click here to download our waterproof experiment guide!

Insect Fun Facts!

Happy Friday! Today we’re bringing you some of our favorite bug facts!   A ladybug can eat over 5,000 bugs in it’s lifetime!             Grasshoppers were around before dinosaurs!               A bee flaps its wings about 11,400 times per minute!         …

The Wright Brothers

Today In science history: On May 22nd, 1906, Orville and Wilbur right were granted the patent for their first flying machine! The Wright Brothers invented and built the worlds first working motor-operated plane! The were self taught and learned their mechanical skills in their workshop where they studied printing presses, bicycles, and motors. Check out …

A Day On Other Planets

How is a day measured on other planets? The easiest way to measure a full day on other planets is to look at the amount of time it takes for the planet to make one full rotation. Here’s a list of how long a day is on all the planets in our solar system: Mercury …

The Hubble Space Telescope

Today In Science History On April 24th, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched by the the space shuttle Discovery! Fast Facts! The HST is named after astronomer Edwin Hubble. It is the only telescope designed to be maintained by astronauts! When elements of the telescope need to be repaired or replaced, astronauts are sent …

Polymer Experiment

Today we’re going to be discussing polymers and doing a quick and easy experiment! what is a polymer? A polymer is a large chemical compound that is made up of long chains of molecules! Polymers can be either organic or synthetic. Examples of organic polymers include silk, wool, DNA, and proteins. Some examples of synthetic …

Surface Tension

Surface Tension Have you ever seen a bug walking on water and wondered how that was possible? What? Certain insects such as stick bugs and some types of spiders have the ability to glide across the surface of water, essentially walking on water! But how do they do this? Bugs are able to do this …

At Home Science Experiments!

At Home Science Experiments! We understand how difficult it can be to find engaging and educational activities for your children, so we’ve done the work for you! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite science experiments that you and your kids can do right at home! OUr favorites: Climbing Rainbows This experiment illustrates the concept …