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Growing Bacteria Experiment Helps BJ and Howie from Alice 105.9 Search for "Things" in the Studio

BJ and Howie are familiar voices to morning listeners of Alice 105.9. Whenever their conversation veers off on a science tangent, I know that my phone might ring. Several months ago, Howie was so certain that the studio was infected with mold spores that he paid to have his workplace tested. Any guesses? That’s right… […]


Experiment of the Week – Real Science Fair Project Ideas

I’m excited that people are using our library of easy science experiments over at Over 100,000 people receive our Experiment of the Week,but as you might imagine the level of interest goes through the roof at this time of the year when everyone is searching for a cool science experiment or science project idea. […]


Science Fair 911 – What If My Results Are Wrong?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We take a lot of calls during science fair season and throughout the year from students and their parents for help on projects. One question we receive more than most is a concern when the results of the project didn’t support the hypothesis or have the intended outcome. Let’s start […]


Win 25 Gallons of Green Slime – It's as Easy as Following @HalloweenSci on Twitter

This contest has ended. Thank you for entering. Congratulations to our winner, Melitsa @playactivities! You’ll be the hit of the party if you win 25 gallons of Spangler Slime – that’s 95 liters for those mad scientists who love the metric system. This isn’t some pre-made slime… no… it’s Spangler’s special PVA formulation for concocting […]


Students Learn Mom Was Right – Wash Your Hands

The students at Wilder Elementary in Littleton, Colorado proved that Mom is right, “Wash your hands with soap and warm water!”? The third grade class did an experiment using Petri dishes prepared with agar (a seaweed derivative). Agar is an ideal “food”? source for the bacteria. The students collected samples around the school including on […]