‘Tis the Season for Science

‘Tis the Season for Science

Why Should Jack Frost Get to Have all the Fun? Learn how to grow a snowflake with borax crystals! http://chemistry.about.com/cs/howtos/ht/boraxsnowflake.htm O Chemis-tree, O Chemis-tree… See how the Chemistry World is decking the halls this holiday...
The Science Behind Snowflakes

The Science Behind Snowflakes

Winter isn’t winter without snowflakes. We all love watching them fall, and then of course there’s the fun of catching them with your tongue. But just how are these snowflakes formed, and why are no two exactly alike? Find out what makes snowflakes so special and you’ll never see...
Genetic Inheritance

Genetic Inheritance

How are health complications such as Huntington’s Disease and Cystic Fibrosis inherited? Why do x-linked recessive disorders affect males more than females? Find out in this fascinating article on genetic inheritance… http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/GWhat enetics/Pages/Facts.aspx Pretty...
Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

We think Twig and TigTag are great, but why just take our word for it? Hear what National Board Certified Teacher Harvey Bagshaw has to say about this indispensable resource for your science classroom: The Twig and Tigtag online resources bring real-world experience right to your...
The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

With puking pumpkins and oozing slime, your students are sure to find chemistry fascinating with these great activities. Consider them our holiday treat for you; the trick is how easily and effectively you’ll be able to educate and engage your...
Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

It’s one of the best weeks of the year: chemistry week is here! Celebrate from October 19-25, and cook up some chemistry fun with these articles explaining the science behind your favorite sweets. We’ll even show you how to make them...