Science Fair Competitions: Preparing for Next Fall NOW!

Science Fair Competitions

Summer is the perfect time to begin your search for science fair competitions. As a kid I loved to enter these contests. I found that they not only helped to direct my science skill development, but they were also a lot of fun. Also, as a side effect of entering a lot of skill contests, […]

Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 2

Summer Slide Activities Week 2 PreSchool thru High School

Now we are onto the Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 2. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. As school ends, summer slide begins. This program is about how to retain the knowledge that you gained during the […]

Teachers Help Students Find Their Next School Year’s Science Fair Project

Teacher's Help Students Find Inspiration for Next School Year's Science Fair Projects

Your summer is just beginning and it is a great time to find inspiration for helping kids find their next school year’s science fair project. If you are a teacher, today and tomorrow are a great time to think about what sources you can use in the coming school year as an inspiration for your […]

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 […]

Interesting science experiments for newsies…

Science Fair Project: What makes newspaper flammable?

Newspaper science fair projects are generally pretty innovative. After all you have to develop interesting science experiments using newspaper for something other than what it was designed for. If you are ready for innovative and interesting science fair projects, then try out these great sample projects and see what ideas you can come up with […]

Science Fair Projects: How do you handle adversity?

How do you handle adversity?

What Do You Choose? Carrot, Egg, or Cocoa? A carrot, an egg, and a cup of hot chocolate…You will never look at a cup of hot chocolate the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she […]

Young science researchers take home almost $5 million at 2019 Intel ISEF competition

Intel ISEF 2019 Top Award Winners

The Intel Science Talent Search competition just completed its competition in Phoenix, Arizona. 1800 high school students entered from schools across the United States. They presented projects from the fields of math, science and engineering. This year the top winner, Krithik Ramesh, earned $75,000. He developed a system to help spinal surgeons perform operations more […]

Science Fair Project Ideas Around Your Home

Science Fair Ideas in Your Garden

Now is the time to start thinking about science fair project ideas around your home. Get ahead of the game instead of being in a panic the last minute. The world around you is in abundance with science fair ideas. Here are some to help you to get started. Today’s idea generation strategy is going […]

Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 1

FREE Summer Slide Brain Drain Prevention Program Week 1

If you arrived on this site because you received an email notice about the the Free Summer Slide Activities Program for week 1, please scroll down right below the dotted line. If you arrived here without receiving an email invitation to the Free Summer Slide Activities Program for week 1, then please enroll here to […]

Having Fun Getting Started With Your Science Fair Project During The Summer

Having Fun Getting Started With Your Science Fair Project During The Summer

Science is all around you. Whether you get inspired by the plants and animals as you go out for walks in the countryside or find visits to museums, planetariums, zoos or aquariums a fascinating way to find out about things like dinosaurs or animals at the zoo, make it an adventure to learn how things […]