Friction is the force that resists the motion of an object that moves relative to the other. Scientists speculate that friction is the outcome of electromagnetic attraction among the charged particles of surfaces that touch each other. Using floating rice, we can perform a simple friction experiment. What you need: • Raw grains of rice …

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How Can You Measure Heat Transfer? This project helps students become acquainted with basic knowledge about heat transfer and every condition that helps it happen. Heat transfer refers to the flow of thermal energy brought about by consequential temperature changes and dissemination and temperature variations. Heat usually moves from the warm end to the cool …

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OIL SPILL AND ITS EFFECTS Every now and then, an oil spill happens. The news shows us devastating videos of oil covered animals and oil saturated oceans. It is always a heartbreaking event, yet not everyone understands how dangerous an oil spill can get. Hopefully, by the end of this activity, you will be able …

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Pigments are important in the lives of all organisms, most especially plants. Pigments in the leaves of plants are called chlorophyll. There are different types of plant pigments: • Anthocyanins—red chlorophyll • Carotenoids—orange or yellow • Green chlorophyll—the most common type of chlorophyll Chlorophyll is a key ingredient in the process of photosynthesis. Through this …

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KNOWLEDGE TO DRINK This is a project that enables you to create a drink, from which you can acquire great knowledge about the density of liquids. You can go ahead and drink the healthy concoction as well when you’re finished. What you need: • Baster or an eye dropper • A clear, narrow tumbler or …

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