Plant Science: using chlorophyll as a coloring agent

  “What if” questions often lead us to wild science adventures.  (Admittedly, my definition of “wild” changed slightly since I had kids).  So recently when we successfully extracted chlorophyll from maple leaves (read about it here), the natural “what if” question that…
Create with Edible LEGOs (no corn syrup recipe)

“If anyone will do this, it will probably be you,” said my friend sending me a link to This Colossal website with a tutorial on how to make edible LEGOs.  Would we ever!  This is the stuff we live for! We now have done…
Shark Science: Buoyancy

  Today I want to share with you a wonderful experiment on buoyancy.   The point of this experiment is to help kids understand how oil in shark’s liver help them float.  In contrast to other fish,  who have bladders…
Penny Lift Simple Science

Got some pennies and a few trucks?     We got a fun science experiment that boys and girls of all ages will love.        You will need books a long board (a closet shelf worked for us)…
How plants Drink – Tinted Flowers and Celery

Have you ever wondered how trees get their water?  It’s amazing really. I was just reading a book about Appalachian Trail by my favorite writer Bill Bryson and learned that some large trees lift several hundred gallons of water a…