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Creating Discovery Bottles in a Kitchen Mad Scientist Lab

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Baby Soda Bottles get their name because they are actually plastic soda bottles before they are heated, stretched and blown up into the plastic bottles we all know. These perfect test tubes are large, clear and…
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Create a Rainbow in a Bag - Pinch and Mix Color Mixing

By Blog Editor Susan Wells I'm occasionally asked by teachers and school groups to bring in a few hands-on science experiments for a class. One of my all-time favorite go -to activity is color mixing with Pinch and Mix goo. Steve Spangler Science…
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Cave Stalactites and Capillary Action

By Marnie from Carrots are Orange Preschoolers can learn science too. If you don’t believe me, go and check out Steve Spangler’s website. Search his experiments and do one with your child. They may not get all the abstract concepts but…
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The Best Teachers Make Learning Memorable

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the summer begins to wind down, parents begin to trek to the stores with supply lists in hand and the summer learning break turns to talk about our education system. What do teachers do over their summer break?…
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How to Spring Into Science - Add a Few Leprechauns, a Few Seeds & a Few Insects

St. Patrick's Day is this week and it's time for the leprechauns to visit. Pull out your Green Fizzers, Green Slime, Leprechaun Insta-Snow and you are set. If the leprechauns have yet to visit your house and turn your water green, check out…

It's Never Too Early to Start Teaching & Learning - Floating Balls & Toilet Paper

I had a very special guest join me on my weekly television science segment this week. Anchorman Mark Koebrich took a break from his vacation and brought his 3-year-old grandson Jack to do a little science. It's never too early to start teaching…