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

Summer Science Fair Projects

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 […]

How To Do A Science Fair Project Infographic!

Anatomy of an Infographic

Above Anatomy of an infographic by spyrestudios.com Often times it is difficult to put all the pieces together in sequential order and to see the whole picture of what a science fair project is all about. The science fair project infographic cheat sheet does it for you! It gives you a step-by-step process and presents […]

Does salt, sugar, or pepper cause ice to melt faster?

What makes ice melt the fastest: Salt:?Pepper? Sugar?

Question: Hi my name is Dana and I am a year 10 student, I was just wondering if you could help me answer one of the questions I am stuck on for my science assignment. I wanted to know whether ice melts faster with salt, sugar, pepper or water on its own. I’ve been searching for […]

You Probably Think These Everyday Science Myths Are True

Science Myths

Throughout history there have been a lot of myths that have been taken as fact. For example the fact the earth is round – pre Christopher Columbus most of the modern world thought the earth was flat. As hard as it may seem, today there are still myths that many people believe to be fact. […]

Domestic Water Conservation

Domestic Water Saving Tips

It’s fair to say that water usage in our home can become a little excessive from time to time; many of us may know a family member or fellow resident that takes that extra half hour in the shower, cleans dishes under a constantly flowing tap. This is forgivable once in a blue moon, but […]

Eat Wisely and Cut Down Your Carbon Emission

How to Reduce Food Carbon Footprint

It is quite common nowadays to find the term ‘food miles’ buzzing around the media, even though some people do not quite understand what exactly this means. Here is the concept: food miles determines the distance that fruit and veg cover in order to reach the other side of the planet and stock our local […]

Dishwasher Disposal – How To Make Your Household Waste ‘Green’

How To Make Your Garbage Disposal Green

Problems can develop in all areas of our life, inconveniencing us by disrupting our daily routines. Whilst we may have survived without a number of these appliances in previous years, nowadays many of us would struggle to manage even the most basic of household tasks alone, making these appliances integral components of our home. When […]

You Can Help To Combat Climate Change

You Can Help To Combat Climate Change

When discussing environmental issues, there’s always the danger of agreeing that they represent real challenges, but then suggesting that there’s nothing that we can do to deal with them. It’s often easy to suggest that they need to be dealt with at a broader, global level. This type of reasoning is frequently seen when the […]

Five Habits That Help You Achieve Your Goal

Five Habits That Help You Achieve Your Goal

Every person has a wish, a goal and a place where he wants to see himself in the future. However, not everybody succeeds in reaching the summit. Some just lose heart because they are not passionate enough. Others rush forward without a proper plan, which often takes them off the path towards success until they […]

Is Nuclear Power the Future?

The Fukushima Reactor

The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan has raised a lot of questions about the safety of nuclear power. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to consider nuclear power for our energy needs, but peak oil is a serious issue, and while alternative energy options can produce some power, they aren’t […]