Tag: Chemistry

  • Pizza Fun Page

    Pizza Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Stuffed Crust Pizza Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Finish The Phrase Pizza Word Scramble Pizza Activities Online Jigsaw Puzzle: Pizza Puzzle: How long will it take you to complete this puzzle. Coloring Page: Pizza Coloring […]

  • Dough Thrower

    Dough Thrower

    Tony Gemignani, is an eight-time world pizza-dough tossing champion and has been featured on many shows.  It’s amazing what some dough and a little practice can do! Dough-Throwing 101: How to toss dough You can begin by purchasing or making your own homemade dough. The following video has instructions for how to get started tossing dough. How […]

  • Silver

    Silver

    Geology.com: Silver – Information about silver, where it’s found, and minerals that contain silver. LiveScience: Facts About Silver – Article offers some interesting information about silver, such as where its symbol (Ag) came from. Ducksters: Elements for Kids: Silver – Page offers short facts and information. Chemistry Learn about the chemical structure and make up […]

  • Gold

    Gold

    History Of Geology.com: Gold – A brief history of gold uses, prospecting, mining and production. BeBusinessed.com: The History of Gold – Article covers: Ancient civilizations and their love of gold, Egyptians and gold, Ancient Greeks and gold, The Bible and gold, 1792 – The United States adopts a gold and silver standard, and more. The […]

  • Funschooling News #12

    Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News! I’m offering more great family-friendly activities that will help make your week a little more fun. This week’s activities include baking soda related resources. This inexpensive item can be turned into an awesome learning tool! Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll find […]

  • Funschooling News #10

    Funschooling News #10

    Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News! I’m offering more great family-friendly activities that will help make your week a little more fun. This week’s activities include vinegar related resources. This very inexpensive item can be turned into an awesome learning tool! Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll […]

  • Real World Science Skills

    Not only are we born mathematicians, we are scientists as well! Science is about exploration, observation, experimentation, comparing, questioning, predicting, timing, evaluating, measuring, preparing, drawing conclusions, theorizing, and many other things. Many of these skills are done so quickly in our minds, that we hardly take notice of it happening. Kids and parents can explore science […]

  • 5 Fun Vinegar Experiments

    5 Fun Vinegar Experiments

    For the following experiments you will need… White vinegar, baking soda, a cooked chicken leg bone, 1-2 eggs, a recycled water bottle, balloons, measuring spoons and cups, a jar with a lid, a bowl, funnel, a spoon, a magnifying glass, a zip-top bag (sandwich sized), bathroom tissue and tapeOptional: Dish soap, food dye, a length […]

  • Rock & Mineral Resources

    Types of Rocks & Minerals Rocks & Minerals by Fran W. Scholastic: StudyJams: Minerals – Site offers pictures with information under each one.Science Kids: Rocks & Minerals – Earth facts about rocks and minerals.One Geology:Rocks & Minerals – Kid friendly interactive site.Interactive Sites For Education: Rocks & Minerals – Click on a window to go to a new site with an interactive game […]

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Putty

    Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Putty

    Here’s a fun way to explore chemistry with this glow-in-the-dark experiment. You will need: 1T Glue, 1T liquid laundry starch, ½-1 tsp non-toxic glow-in-the-dark paint, a 4oz disposable cup, and a craft stick Directions: Put glow-in-the-dark paint in a small cup, add glue and liquid laundry starch and mix with a craft stick. Put the cup […]

  • Snowflake Science

    Snowflake Science

    Borax Snowflake by Fran W Snow Crystals: – This site has a lot of information about snowflakes and snow crystals including how they are formed, photos, physics and other interesting information. Read an interview about “Snowflake Science” with Kenneth Libbrecht, the creator of site, ‘Snow Crystals’, on RadioLab.   Home Science Tools: Snowflake Activities – This site has three science […]

  • Chocolate Activities

    Chocolate Activities

    Make a day out of learning about chocolate in some really fun ways! Chocolate Learn about chocolate, make an old time chocolate egg cream, find out if chocolate is a fruit or a veggie, and get links to other chocolate resources such as virtual field trips, puzzles and historical information. Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Make […]