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 …

The Human Body

5 Weird Facts About The Human Body The average person will will walk to equivalent of 5 times around the entire world in their lifetime! You’re taller in the morning than at night! This has to do with the way gravity compresses your cartilage in your bones during the day! Your eyes blink around 20 …

Germs!

What Are germs? A germ is a tiny organism that can make animals, plants, and humans sick. They are so tiny that they can only be seen through a microscope! There are several different types of germs, including bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoans. Bacteria:  one-celled microorganisms Fungi:  spore producing organisms like molds or mushrooms Protozoan:  …

Orca Whales

Did you know March is dolphin awareness month! Today we’re going to be spotlighting one of the most unexpected member of the dolphin family – the Killer whale! Killer whales, or Orca whale, is the largest member of the dolphin family. They can be anywhere from 23 to 32 feet long and weigh up to …

Leap Year!

Tomorrow, February 29th, is leap day! Every four years, an extra day is added to the end of February. Non leap years have exactly 365 days, but it actually takes a little more than that for Earth to completely go around the Sun. It actually takes 365 and 1/4 days, which is why leap year …

Bioluminescence

What Is Bioluminescence? In this week’s blog post, we’ll be discussing bioluminescence! This is a concept that you might be familiar with, but didn’t realize it had a name. Bioluminescence is a trait that some organisms have which allows them to produce and emit light. The emission of light is caused by a type of …

Weird Animal Facts!

Happy Friday! In this week’s Club Scientific blog, we’re sharing our favorite weird animal facts!   Honey bees have been around for 30 million years.       Houseflies hum in the key of F.       The oldest snail lived to be 1 year and 6 months old.     Moths do not …

What are X-Rays?

This week in science history:  The x-ray was first exhibited on January 18th, 1896. If you’ve ever broken or fractured a bone, you’ve probably had an x-ray taken! These machines, invented by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen, allow doctors to see inside your body to better understand a variety of health problems.X-rays are similar to visual …

The Science of Fireworks

Every New Year’s Eve, when the clock strikes midnight, fireworks are set off all across the globe! Today, we’re discussing the science behind fireworks! These colorful light displays require a fuel, an oxidizer, and a chemical mixture. When the firework comes in contact with fire, the oxidizer breaks reacts with the fuel, which then releases …

December 27th, 1831

Today In Science History: English scientist Charles Darwin began his journey on the HMS Beagle, which would last around 5 years. This voyage allowed Darwin to study nature and observe evidence that lead to his theory of evolution! The Beagle journeyed to the Galapagos Islands where Darwin studied creatures such as mockingbirds and tortoises. Darwin …