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 […]

Middle School Science Fair Projects Competitions: Youth Awards Program

NEED Youth Award Program Winners

This week we are going to be looking at the National Energy Education Development Project Youth Awards Program. While this is not a science competition, per se, it is a way for schools to recognize outstanding students for their science achievements. The focus of this program is classroom science exploration. It is designed to encourage […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 3 – Preventing Brain Drain

Summer Slide Activities Week 3 PreSchool thru High School

We are onto the Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 3. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. I came across an article on the Brookings Institute website and written by David M. Quinn and Morgan Polikoff. The article […]

Energy Science Fair Projects: ExploraVision Competition

Register for the ExploraVision Competition Now

The ExploraVision competition is a scholarship Olympiad that focuses on the development of future technologies. This competition is open to kids from Kindergarten all the way through the 12th grade. The best part about this science competition is that it offers high value scholarships as well as valuable regional awards. For example, the first place […]

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 […]