Science At Play: Fiber Optics

Light is a really cool piece of science that has so many applications in our everyday lives. We are so used to light being all around us, but do you know what light truly is? What are the properties of light? How does light behave? We are going to answer all those questions and so …

Science At Play: Confetti Launchers

Happy New Year! This New Year’s Eve is probably going to look different for a lot of us, but there are still a lot of fun ways you can celebrate at home. What is a New Year’s celebration with out confetti launchers? Plus, it is so much more fun when you make the launchers yourself …

Science At Play: Column Contest

We have a contest you can try with anyone in your family over the holidays. Grab a piece of paper, some tape and a few heavy books. Then, challenge your family to see who can create the strongest column out of a single piece of paper. Watch below to see who created the stronger column- …

Dear Science: Mars Moons

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Olivia, age 7. Why does Mars have 2 moons? We only have one here for Earth, how did Mars get 2? Well, Olivia, we are here to answer your question. Keep watching to learn just how Mars got 2 …

Science At Play: Science of Pizza

We have a tasty Science At Play for you today. Did you know that there is a lot of science that goes into making a pizza. From pan to plate, you can find science happening all along the way. This summer one of our students from the Teen Innovations Program put together a video explaining …

Science At Play: Frosted Window Paint

We have a great activity you can do at home this holiday season to create a wonderful keepsake to display. You know how beautiful it looks when a window has a layer of frost on it. The bummer is that once it gets warm that frost melts away. What if we told you there was …

Science Sunday: Homemade Calorimeter

So we have all heard of calories, right? They are a measurement almost everyone uses to determine how healthy a food item is. What exactly is a calorie though? Explore that and how you can find the calories of your favorite foods right at home. Keep watching to learn more. S Materials to Collect Empty …

Science At Play: Testing Vinegar

What do ketchup, lemon juice and vinegar have in common? They all can be used as cleaners for objects in our everyday lives. All three of these kitchen staples are acidic which means they can be used to clean objects such as coins. Which do you think will work best? Alex from our Teen Innovations …