Kyoto University Chimps & College Students Memory Experiment

The chimpanzee Ai and her infant Ayumu at 2 years and 4 months. Both are engaged in their own computer task inside a testing booth (Photo by Mainichi Newspaper)

Kyoto University in Japan had college students and chimps match wits with a number game. Although this experiment dates back to 2007, it is still very interesting and though you would like to know about it. What the results showed was truly surprising. The experiment went like this. Both the college students and the chimps […]

Department of Energy School Competitions

Department of Energy Science Competitions

A few weeks ago we talked about the Toy Challenge, a science competition for middle school students in grades 5 through 8. Today I’d like to talk about how you can use science competitions to develop your students’ interest in science. To start with you will need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Energy’s […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7. This program helps to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. Here is your 7th week’s package. Dolch Site Words – Grades Preschool thru […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 6 – Info for Parents & Teachers

Summer Slide Prevention Activities Program Week 6

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 6. Below are resources for parents and teachers. This program will help to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. Teachers Invite students to join […]

6th grade last minute summer science fair projects…

6th grade last minute summer science fair projects...

Summer vacation is about half way over for most of the kids in the United States. However, there are some schools in the country that have a year round school program. If you happen to be in summer school or in a year round program and your time is during the summer then chances are […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 5 – Preventing Brain Drain

Free Summer Slide Program Activities - Week 5

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 5. This program will help to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. How To Keep the […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 4 – Preventing Brain Drain

Free Summer Slide Prevention Program - Week 4

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 4. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. This week we will explain the Faucet Theory. The impact of summer vacation has been of interest beyond school practitioners. This […]

MX-905 75-in-1 Electronics Lab

MX-905 75 in 1 Electronic Experiments

Do you know how a circuit works? Do you know how to make a light bulb glow brighter or dimmer? If the answer to these two questions is “no” then you need to brush up on the basics of electricity, especially if you are interested in putting together an electronic or electricity themed science fair […]

Al Gore Wins Nobel Peace Prize: The Importance of Energy Science Fair Projects

Al Gore: An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his efforts to raise awareness of global warming and to encourage changes to human practices to reduce our impact on the environment. This award is just one of many notable accolades that Mr. Gore has won for his crusade to save the planet. At the […]

Ocean Acidification Science Fair Ideas

Ocean Acidification Science Fair Ideas

When looking for a science fair idea look at all the possible impacts, positive and negative that global warming is having on the world’s oceans, particularly ocean acidification science fair ideas. Global warming is a huge science issue that has dominated the news for the last several years. Global warming is the gradual warming of […]