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A Twist on an Old Favorite - Screaming Ghost Balloons

We love to see a twist or a new idea for one of our experiments and activities. One of our favorite bloggers Janelle at Brimful Curiousities, shared this idea on her blog. We loved it so much, we want to share it with our readers... Janelle…
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Television Secret #147 - Smart, Cute Kids Make Any Segment GREAT!

One of my favorite parts of hosting Science Mondays on KUSA-TV 9News is having guest helpers... and yesterday was no exception. I spent the afternoon with Sophie (6th grader) and Makayla (4th grader) as we experimented with different versions…

Caring Strategies Summer Camp Uses Energy Beads to Teach Power of Sun

The Caring Strategies Summer Camp in Louisiana, held a science summer camp this year. Caring Strategies is a non-profit center that holds trainings, camps and events throughout the year for children. Among the activities and lessons taught…
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Mom Creates Mad Scientist Birthday Party Celebration

Self-proclaimed Mad Scientist Lab Coordinator and all around amazing mom Cara went above and beyond in planning her son Thomas’s 6-year-old birthday party this year. Cara created a “secret lab” at her church. All attendees were given…

Back to School Activities to Team Build & Welcome Them Back

It's August and that means one thing for parents, children and teachers - back to school time. The parents are ready to shoo the kids out the door but the kids may or may not be excited about starting back up. Teachers are back in the classrooms…
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Mad About Science - The Science of Propane

Mad About Science™ salutes the propane scientists at AmeriGas, the nation's largest supplier of propane tanks and cylinders. Greg Rice and Chris Selepec from AmeriGas demonstrated the science behind propane tanks and explained propane tank…
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The Bubbles that Bond - Soapy Family Ties

Stacy Ratel and her children love bubbles. Really love bubbles. On lazy summer days, Stacy and her two children are constantly moving from activity to activity. When the weather is just right - muggy, just before a rain with little to no sun…

Students Plant Trees, Learn About Nutrition and the Environment

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) and the Stretch Island Fruit Company brought their mission to the Denver School of Science and Technology and Kepner Middle School in Denver at the end of June this summer. The program, with the help…
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Homeschooling Mom Gives a Twist to Do Not Open Bottle Experiment

Leah is a homeschooling mom of six. She blogs about her experiences as a homeschooling mom on her blog, Almost Unschoolers. On the blog, she has a feature called "Sunday Science." She recently posted about making a Do Not Open Bottle but…
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Science in the Rockies - It's a Wrap

Our final day of activities began with a television appearance on the local Denver NBC affiliate. We also used a barbie doll to demonstrate an electricity loop and found iron in our cereal. We also enjoyed a demonstration by the always entertaining…