Astronomy and Space

Radio Astronomy

For most of us, the idea of astronomy is something we directly connect to “stargazing”, telescopes and seeing magnificent displays in the heavens.  And to be sure, that is the exciting area of astronomy that […]

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Astronomy and Space

Moon Gazing

For many of us, our very first experience of learning about the celestial bodies begins when we saw our first full moon in the sky.  It is truly a magnificent view even to the naked […]

Astronomy and Space

Telescopes 101

Buying the right telescope to take your love of astronomy to the next level is a big next step in the development of your passion for the stars.  In many ways, it is a big […]

Astronomy and Space

Beyond the Naked Eye

It’s hard to say when in our lives each of us become aware of this thing called “astronomy”.  But it is safe to say that at some point on our lives, each and every one […]

Grades 1-3 Science Projects

Stained Teeth Experiment

Stained Teeth Experiment Just about everything that we eat and drink has a chance to stain our teeth. In this experiment, we’re going to see how long it takes for three separate drinks to stain […]

Earth Science Projects

Core Sampling Science Project

Core Sampling Core samples are taken for many different reasons. A core sample can tell scientists how old rock is, what the fluid content is, and even where to find gas or oil. In this […]

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Forces of Nature

How a Fan Cools You

HOW A FAN COOLS YOU Many homeowners depend on their air conditioning units to keep their homes cool, especially during the summer. Running air conditioners on high can be expensive, so it is always best […]

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Forces of Nature

Well, Rats

ust about every time you mention a rat to someone they shiver and cringe. Sometimes a person can explain why they find rats so creepy. A lot of the time, however, a person can’t really […]

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Potatoes and Apples-The Senses

Potatoes and Apples Did you know that about 75% of the perceived taste in our mouth comes from our sense of smell? The little taste buds on our tongues can detect whether or not a […]