Slime Time!

What gives slime it’s unique, slimey qualities? Crazy question… but now that we think about it, we’d love to know! Below you will find a step by step activity for making slime along with fun ways to learn about light, color, viscosity, and pH. This activity was put...
What’s your real age?

What’s your real age?

Sure, you know your birthday. You’ve huffed and puffed harder every year to blow out the candles that mark the great event. But do you know your physical age? Fifteen, you say. Look at your arm; nothing you see there is 15 years old. Those skin cells are 2 weeks old, tops. Had a paper...
Learn About Air

Learn About Air

Air can be tough to explain. We can’t see air and we can’t exactly touch it, but living things wouldn’t exist without air. So how do we explain air? Here is a quick and easy way to show your students about air. Pour water into a large bowl or pitcher. Then, crumple a...
Jelly Baby Wave Machine

Jelly Baby Wave Machine

If you haven’t heard of the Jelly Baby Wave machine, prepare to be enlightened.  Because it is our goal here at The Science Muse to keep you in the know, we just had to share this neat activity. All you need is adhesive tape, jelly babies (aka sour patch kids) and wooden skewers and...
3-D Brain Tour

3-D Brain Tour

Sometimes teaching anatomy concepts can turn into a simple memorization game. You need your students to remember the names, locations, shapes and functions of each part, but they also need to see the big picture – how it all comes together. The body is an amazing thing and the brain...