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Cool Science Projects for Kids: Dragon Lights

If you’re looking for a fun crafty science project to do with young kids, the National Science Teaching Association has tons! Whether you want lights for Halloween or for the winter holidays, making “dragon lights” with kids as young as … Continue reading

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Help Name the New Mars Rover!

While the current Mars rover, Opportunity, has wound down, NASA plans to dispatch another rover to Mars, and they’re looking for help with a name for this rover! Kids from K-12 can submit an essay with their suggestion for what the … Continue reading

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Talking About Science in British Sign Language

While sign language is a huge boon to those people with hearing loss or deafness, the various forms of sign language can make it difficult to communicate about certain topics, like science. Science is filled with lengthy words that don’t … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Using Nail Art to Talk about Science

One young scientist is using her love of nail art as a way to bring science to other young women and folks who are interested in nail art. Luisa Torres’ interest in nail art started separate from her interest in … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Connections between Music and Science

There are many connections between music and science, and the Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge website has loads of articles on these connections, including things like sound waves and acoustics, why the holes on violins are shaped the way they are, and … Continue reading

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NASA Kids’ Club

If you’ve got younger kids who are interested in space, check out the NASA Kids’ Club! It’s full of games and information about space and NASA, geared towards kids in the primary grades (up to American 4th grade). The activities … Continue reading

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Summer Time Science Experiments

If you’re looking for fun science activities to do with your kids over the summer, check out this page with fun and simple experiments. Most of these experiments appear to be of the non-messy variety, but your mileage may vary … Continue reading

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Fireworks in a Jar for Kids

If you’ve got kids who want to shoot off fireworks, but they’re not quite old enough for that yet, check out this cool experiment called “Fireworks in a Jar.” With items you’ve probably got in your kitchen, you can make … Continue reading

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Checking Out Taxidermy?

If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a taxidermy animal so you could take it to class and/or study it, you’re in luck if you find yourself in Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll need a library card, but the Alaska Resources … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Science For the People

Science for the People is currently working on Kickstarting a magazine! They plan to use this magazine to continue a tradition of bringing radical science to the people, where they define “radical” as “examining the root of assumptions and power … Continue reading

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