Life questions that you may not know the answer to…

 Designing a science project around biochemical concepts is a great way to make your project stand out form the others. Biochemistry is an advanced subject that few students want to tackle. However, if you are ready for a challenge then this is a good topic to work with when developing a project.  The first thing […]

Beat winter boredom by building an army of interactive robots…

Every year kids are overwhelmed by two things during the holidays, boredom and sugar. This year instead of letting your kids spend hours in front of the television give them the opportunity to create, experiment and to develop their science skills. One of the best ways to do this is with the Lego Mindstorms NXT […]

What Color Are You?

You will have fun doing this online-name color science fair project. This is so easy. 1. Ask your teacher if you can take 15 mintues to do a quick one questionnaire for your science fair project with the class. 2. If yes, ask the students to write on a piece of paper their first name […]

The Soy Bean – Healthy or Unsafe to Eat?

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 […]

Information to help with conversion of lengths…

  If you need to collect data that involves length measurements then these conversion factors will be helpful: 1 centimeter = .394inches 1 meter = 39.4 inches 1 meter = 3.28 feet 1 kilometer = .621 miles You may need to use length measurements in your fuel cell car science fair projects.

Multiples of SI units that you need to know…

Multiples of SI units are very important to understand when you are collecting data that have large measurements. Some of the most common prefixes for multiples of SI units include: hecto- which is 10^2 power, kilo- which is 10^3 power, mega- which is 10^6 power, giga- which is 10^9 power and tera- which is 10^12 […]

Important subdivisions of the SI units…

  It is important to understand the prefixes used to describe subdivisions of SI units. For example, pico- means 10^-12 power, nano- means 10^-9 power, micro- means 10^-6 power, milli- means 10^-3 power and centi-means 10^-2 power.   Keep these prefixes in mind when creating your own energy science fair projects

Understand how scientists measure data…

 In order to make the understanding of data universal the International System was developed. This system standardized measurements for nearly everything that scientists are interested in measuring. Here are a couple of examples: meters, joules, seconds and watts.  These are the measurement units that you will need to use in your energy science fair projects

Enhance your astronomy science fair project with Kepler’s third law…

Kepler’s third law is all about the timing of the planets’ orbits. It states, “the ratio between the square of the time needed by a planet to make a revolution around the sun and the cube of its average distance from the sun is the same for all planets.” This law can be expressed in […]

Learn about the second law proposed by Kepler…

  Kepler introduced multiple theories that related to the movement of the planets. His second law was that “a planet moves so that its radius vector sweeps out equal areas in equal times.”  You can use this information to create an astronomy science fair project for a science fair competition