Category Archives: In the News

News articles, headlines and topics are discussed which are great for project background research and idea generation.

Cloth Face Mask Protection Science Experiment

Face Mask Science Experiment

Try this easy and fast cloth face mask protection science experiment. It an excellent science project for all ages as well as learning how to protect yourself, family and friends. By now most of us know that masks can block the exhale of virus particles (aerosols) into the air around you, which helps keep the […]

Is Global Warming Really Happening?

Global Warming 2021

This article was published 5/7/2007. Could you believe that we are still questioning global warming! I think it is important to look back and see the red flags that we ignored so that we can take action now. I don’t know about you, but I have certainly changed. We are approaching another new year and […]

Enter the American Solar Challenge

American Solar Challenge

Become a part of history. Enter the next American Solar Challenge which is a competition to design, build, and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country time/distance rally event. Teams compete in a 1100 mile drive from Tulsa to Chicago. The route has been chosen to combine pieces of old routes used in previous events, giving […]

A Look into the Future – beginning now.

The Future is Now

See how one invention is going to change your life. Received this from my friend who lives in Israel. Our lives are really going to change very quickly! Good or not good? Mixed? You decide and let us know in the comment section below. From: Professor Norman A. Bailey, Ph.D. Netanya, Israel In the not […]

Scientists Hopeful that Electron microscope Will View Micoralgae

Electron microscope

Look at micoralgae under an electron microscope. Scientists dream that one day they will be able to place a sample of unknown substance under a microscope,  name individual atoms and the structure they form in that substance.

China Surpasses U.S. in Wind Turbines

China Worldwide Lead in Wind Turbine

Wind turbines dot the landscape on the outskirts of Dongying, in central China’s Shandong province. China has surpassed the United States as the top investor in clean energy with the rising Asian power becoming a “powerhouse” in the emerging field, a study by environmentalists said. Learn more about wind energy here…

The Soy Bean – Healthy or Unsafe to Eat?

Is Soy Good for Your Health?

If you are consuming soy products, be certain you have a reliable organic source. The Cornucopia Institute has just released their groundbreaking report Behind The Bean — The Heroes and Charlatans of the Natural and Organic Soy Foods Industry. The Cornucopia Institute’s Organic Soy Full Report and accompanying Scorecard rates companies that market organic soy […]

Can you do math as good as a baby bird?

Can You Do Math as Good as a Baby Bird?

Scientists from the universities of Padova and Trento demonstrated chicks’ ability to add and subtract objects as they were moved behind two screens. Lucia Regolin, an animal recognition expert at the University of Padua i Italy and author of the study, said the animals “performed basic arithmetic” to work out which screen concealed the larger […]

Solar Leaf Energy Charger Electric Car

Lotus Leaf Solar Car

I saw this ingenious solar energy lotus leaf electrically charged car and what came to mind was an idea for you. Wouldn’t it be neat to invent a science fair experiment kit using this car as a model? Imagine, you can use a leaf shape, or any shape that interests you. The large leaf is […]