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: 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 …

Science At Play: Friction Rice

We are just full of tricks this week- and today it is time for another one. It only takes a few materials- and a little science- to completely amaze and stump your friends and family. Friction rice is a great activity for anyone in the family, and is very simple to set up. Keep watching …

Science At Play: Smell & Taste

Does your sense of taste and smell based on if you can see the food or not? That is exactly what some of our teens from the Teen Innovations program are testing out today. They are testing out three different fruits, how does the smell and taste differ when one of the participants is blindfolded? …

Science At Play: Sound Science

Sound is all around us, but what exactly is it? Simply, sound is just vibrations in the air. There are so many fun activities you can try to experiment with sound, so we are here to show you just a few of them. Go ahead, grab you materials and follow along with us below.  …

Science At Play: Preserving Fall Leaves

Did you find some beautiful leaves in your backyard this fall? Normally, leaves do not last forever, after a while they begin to grow bacteria or fungi. What if we told you there are ways you can easily preserve those leaves at home so you can save them for years to come! Pretty amazing, right!? …

Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

With Thanksgiving approaching, my mind often thinks of all the mouthwatering food I soon will consume. If you are like me, you probably find yourself stuffed and tired after dinner. Turkey often gets the blame for why you start to become drowsy, but why do we blame the turkey?  You may have heard that turkey …

Science At Play: Instant Rust

I’m sure this is something we have all experienced before- you go outside and find a tool or other metal item completely discolored. You may already know, this discoloration is called rust. We typically expect something to take weeks or months to rust, but today I am going to show you a way you can …