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Creating Unforgettable Learning Experiences

By April Oaks Growing up, I did not like science.  It was by far my least favorite subject.  I didn’t understand it and it certainly wasn’t fun.  With exception to an amazing physics teacher in high school, I never had any other teachers…

Smoking Bubbles, Bubbling Acid and Dry Ice Halloween Science

By Blog Editor Susan Wells To be the hit of your classroom or home Halloween party, all you need is a chunk of dry ice, some warm water, dish soap and a container. I shared some Halloween science at our Brownie Troop meeting this week. All…

How to Catch a Ghost - Ghostly Dry Ice Boo Bubbles

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Do you have amateur ghost hunters running amuck in your house? Or are you looking for a fun activity to do during a Halloween or classroom party? Look no further than our Boo Bubbles experiment. Boo Bubbles are fog-filled…

Staff Spotlight on Bryan - AKA Demo Gopher and Higginsworth

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: I am 27 years old and attended the University of New Mexico for Art, but was born and raised in Colorado.  I am very close with my family and wouldn't be where I am today if it wasn't for their constant…

Staff Spotlight on Copy Editor Debbie Leibold

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: Let's see... I'm definitely not a scientist, I'm not in a band, I'm not an ultra-creative graphic designer, I'm not on Ellen, I haven't been featured on YouTube, I rarely blow things up.  My life…

Teacher Spotlight on Karen Puracan - A Science Teacher Who Gets It Home to the Dinner Table

Karen Puracan is a science teacher at Hale Academy in Ocala, Florida. The school is a small private school with grades PreK-12th. Mrs. Puracan teaches 8th grade integrated science, 6th and 7th grade life science, 8th through 10th grade physical…

Dr. Science Mom Lights Up the Lab with After School Learning

Karen Engates, otherwise known as Dr. Science Mom, runs a science camp after school program in Texas. She is a mother with a Ph.D. She mainly works with grades kindergarten to third, exploring science. In Texas, grades 4 and 5 have regular…