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Science Buddies --http://www.sciencebuddies.org
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why liquids "splash"
splash splatter surfaces
moment of science water splash
SUGAR IN FOOD & BEVERAGES
New sugar limits for kids
what is sugar
consuming too much sugar
what are added sugars to foods
hidden sugars and names
types of cleaning sponges
best cleaning sponges, types of sponges
natural and artificial sponges
Color and Heat
Light and color facts
heat transfer + radiation
color and heat
why does black absorb more heat
types of radiation- Bitesize science
Heating or cooling drinks info
Physics 4 kids heat capacity
Ice cooling drinks-A moment of science
heat transfer and cooling
specific heat capacity video
Heat capacity, calorimetry, specific heat
solar Energy-solar ovens/cookers
How does the sun's energy reach Earth
Radiant energy from the sun
Solar energy -Ducksters
ASAP science Yawning
kids health why do we yawn
psychology today yawning
Child proof medicines
child resistant packaging
child resistant regulations
infant fine motor skills
Wonderopolis -Why does food rot?
Leaf tv-food decomposition
how food spoils?
mocomi-why does food spoil
Cell Phone Amplifiers
how sound travels
explain that stuff-sound
how amplifiers work
which pain killer dissolves faster?
- What types of pain relievers are there? How do they differ?
- Where does the digestive system absorb medication?
- What exactly is dissolving?
- How do pharmaceutical companies make medicine that will dissolve in a certain part of the digestive system?
history of acetominophen
OTC pain relievers
Ducksers-What is dissolving?
Pain relievers Harvard
Merck Manual-drug absorption
Canadian GI Society-Are the coats on pills the right for your gut
NCBI-using oral medications
FDA safety page Delayed release vs extended release
animals vs plant cells
genomic differences strawberry and animal
how frozen fruit is processed
Do it yourself strawberry dna
The science of Yeast
Red Star -What is Yeast?
made how -Gelatin
What is Jell-O?
How Jello Works
kitchen chemistry-history and science of jello
Pineapple in Jello?
- What are candles made of?
- What is the history of candles?
- Why/how do candles melt/burn?
- What things are added to candles
National Candle Great site with info on candles
How Stuff works Candles
How do candles work?
Bozeman Science: Why do candles burn?
colorants of candles
National Candle Association -Science Projects
possible research Questions:
- Where does popcorn come from?
- What types of corn /popcorn are there?
- Why does popcorn "pop"?
- What is the science behind it?
- What is the history of popping corn?
- What ways are there to pop corn?
Popcorn.org From Seed to snack
What makes popcorn pop?
ACS: Secret science of popcorn
science behind popcorn popping (go to background)
Physics 101: how a popcorn kernel pops
Food Network Cookie Dunking
Chocolate chip cookies and milk
absorption vs adsorption
Planes/ Paper Air Planes
- How do planes fly?
- What wing styles do planes have?
- What is a brief history of flight?
- What is the science behind flight?
aviation for kids
How do planes fly? NASA
Science Fun facts about planes
Explain that Stuff-Airplanes
How Stuff Work? How Airplanes Work.
Paper Airplane Designs
How do paper airplanes fly?
folding paper airplanes
Motion, how things move
mechanics and motion
Newtons Laws 2
intro to motion
khan academy newtons laws forces
forces and motion discover
forces and motion
water rocketry (use background info)
water rocket physics
Water Rocket NASA
forms of energy launching a water rocket
What is a Rocket? NASA
Center of Gravity
- What is the history of catapults/trebuchets?
- How does a catapult/trebuchet work?
- What are the forces involved when using a catapult/trebuchet?
scientific american catapult
scientific american Build a trebuchet
sling shot physics
Nat Geo Slingshot science
Ships and boats/ wind /bridges
types of boat hulls
Origami paper boats
how a sailboat works
What is buoyancy?
Use the background for more info on sailboats (pinwheel)
water buoyancy, cohesion and adhesion
force of gravity
Why are bridges strong? video
Forces that act on bridges
types of bridges
Tension and compression forces on bridges
Brain pop Bridges (Bridgecherry brainpop)
Environmental, recycling, water filtration
- Why should water be filtered?
- What types of water filters are there?
- What materials are used commonly to filter water?
- What things can/cannot be filtered from water?
EPA Water filtration
Materials for water filter ideas
Homemade water filter
USGS water quality
carry your cup
OILSPILL clean up
Oil and chemical spills
Oil spill facts
An Ocean of OIl
Guide to impact craters
How are Craters formed? NASA
Physics for kids: gravity
Physics 4 kids: Gravity
Parachutes, gravity, air resistance
what's in a color Chromatography
history of ink
what is ink?
Khan -Principles of chromatography
Explain that stuff-chromatography
chemistry society -food colorings
artificial food dyes
How M&M's are made
Mars brand candy history
wrigley brand candy-skittlesink
science of stain removal
How do stain removers work?
spot stain removal
chemistry of stain removal
smithsonian stain removal
cleaning institute stain removal chart
how stuff works, stain removal
old fashioned stain removers
science of stain removal
popular science stain removal
chemistry of stain removal
stain info graphic
Chemistry: solutions, states of matter, changes in state, chemical reactions, density, viscosity
Active wild -Density
properties of matter -live science
chemistry 4 kids variety
Crash course-non newtonian fluids
mpemba effect 2
STATES OF MATTER AND CHANGES IN STATE
Evaporation Keeping things cool
changes in state
chemistry topics ducksters
Phases of matter-NASA
changes in matter
acids and bases-science buddies
acids and bases natural indicators
facts about acids
acids and bases ducksters
What is the pH scale?
drinks destroy teeth
ANTACIDS How do antacids work
History of Antacids
antacid diet treatments
How do antacids work
Elephant toothpaste-scroll to "What's happening"
Using Hydrogen Peroxide
corrosion of metals
bubbles for kids
science of bubbles
blowing bubbles science
POLYMER plastics, slimes , plastic bags
The science of slime
science fun with polymers
monomers, polymers and plastics
plastic wrap for food safety
What are crystals (in science)?
What are the properties of crystals?
What shapes are crystals?
How do crystals form in nature?
What is the science behind crystal formation?
Sciencing: What is a crystal and how does it form?
pH of water http://water.usgs.gov/edu/ph.html
pH of skin http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18489300
Center of Gravity
WATER IN YOUR BODY- HYDRATION
ELECTRICITY, MAGNETS, MOTORS
What is electricity? How does it move? How is electricity measured?
What is a circuit? Types of circuits?What are the parts of a circuit?
What is it in fruit/vegetables that produces electricity?
What are insulators of electricity? Conductors of electricity?
how batteries work
how electric circuits work
intro to electricity
Why do citrus fruits produce electricity
Electrolytes in orange juice and sports drinks
what are electrolytes
Bite size -liquid conductors of electricity
electrical conductors and insulators
Art of Conductive Play dough
what is an electromagnet
electromagnetism and electric motors
electricity and magnetism
Magic of Magnetism
How is magnetism measured?-
Science behind cell phone batteries
Cell Phone battery science
the physics of cell phones
toilet paper/paper towels/paper
toilet paper history
toilet paper history 2
charmin toilet paper
Paper Towel History
How do papertowels absorb water?
What is capillary action
cohesion and adhesion
Possible research questions (depending on project):
- What are the parts of a seed?
- What is germination?
- What do seeds need to germinate?
- What are the parts of a plant? the functions of the plant parts?
- How do plants get their food?
- How do plants reproduce?
Duckster biology of plants
how water goes UP a plant
plants for kids Germination
carbon in the environment
ducksters carbon cycle
CO2 and plants NASA
pollinations, seed fruit development
Fruit seed plants fruit
Fruit flowering plants Fruit
Kids gardening: how to: hydroponics
NPS: Hydroponics a better way to grow food
Hydroponics in the classroom power point
Explain that stuff: Hydroponics
Seattle Pi Hydroponics Science Fair
hydroponics in a bottle
epic gardening: hydroponics for kids
hydroponics vs soil
education.com project hydroponics vs soil -make it your own
Fruit and Vitamin C
Vitamin C info
Light bulbs and heat transfer
LiveScience infographic on lightbulbs
energy.gov history of the lightbulb
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