Category Archives: health science news

Health science news addresses topics on medicine, physiology and biology and are traditionally taught as an extension of physical education.

Super Science Fair Projects Respond to Possible Threat of Plastic Food Containers

How much plastic do we eat in a day?

This week I’d like to talk about a science news story that both alarmed me and intrigued me. The story is based on findings that people all over the world are eating 5 grams of plastic a day. That is equivalent to a plastic credit card a week! In a new study (pdf), commissioned by […]

What science fair projects can I do with a hamster or a rat?

 What science fair projects can I do with a hamster or a rat?  This question is often asked of students that are interested in zoology science fair projects. While there are multiple types of science fair projects that can use hamsters or rats, it is important to remember that these animals are living things that […]