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How to Teach Kids About Pollution

How to Teach Kids About Pollution

With climate change continuing to be a hot topic, many parents and teachers are trying to figure out how to teach kids about pollution. It’s important for children to know about it because when they’re familiar with what it is, knowledgeable about its consequences and...
Space Food

Space Food

Have you ever asked yourself, “What do astronauts eat in space?” If so, you’re not alone. When you visit a science center, it’s not unusual to see kids — and some adults — walking around with astronaut ice cream and a few other astronaut foods because they’re curious...
Make Your Own Rock Candy

Make Your Own Rock Candy

*Please note parental participation is required for this experiment due to working with scalding liquids. Can a single science experiment be alliterative, fun and yummy all at the same time? When it comes to making your own rock candy, the answer is absolutely!...
Disappearing Messages!

Disappearing Messages!

It’s almost a rite of passage. At some time in every childhood, you absolutely must experiment with disappearing ink. Many a secret message has been written and delivered using this time-honored method of communication.   What kids who write these notes may not...
Understanding Melting Points

Understanding Melting Points

How do you explain the states of matter to a child? It’s a difficult concept to master. Even some adults have trouble wrapping their heads around how something can go from solid to liquid to gas with just a few small tweaks in temperature or location. The best way to...
Guide to Choosing a Fun Summer Camp for Your Child

Guide to Choosing a Fun Summer Camp for Your Child

For children, summer is a fun time full of long, lazy days without school or homework. But for parents, it’s often a challenge to keep their children engaged and entertained. No matter the child, within a few weeks, most everyone utters the dreaded words, “I’m...
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