Tag: Experiment

Eye Exercises

Tibetan Eye Chart  Seeing.org offers information about the Bates Method and its Techniques. Wikipedia: This site has information about the Bates Method and Tibetan Eye Chart.Wellness Hour Tibetan Eye Chart Site offers a chart and instructions for use.Exercises 4 Eyes: Site offers interactive eye exercises.WikiHow: How To Exercises Your Eyes – Offers written and […]

National Root Beer Float Day

Root Beer Float National Root Beer Float Day is celebrated on August 6th of each year, and while the easiest way to make a root beer float is to put a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream into a frosty mug, and pour your favorite, icy cold […]

Orange Resources

General & Nutritional Information Wikipedia: Orange (Fruit) – General information about oranges, including cultivation. World’s Healthier Foods: Oranges – General health information.Nutrition and You: Orange – Fruit – Health benefits.Purdue University: Orange – Growing and technical information.LiveScience: Oranges Nutrition Facts – Health benefits, risks and nutrition info.Sunkist Oranges – Types of oranges.Visual Merriam Webster: Fleshy Fruit Citrus Fruit – Labeled Diagram […]

Magic Tricks Resource Page

Magic Tricks… Magic tricks are a great way to learn science and mathematics. Some tricks require good deductive reasoning and observations skills. Most require good timing skills. All of them take practice so that they can look as natural and effortless as possible while being performed.The following resources […]

SPRINGTIME ACTIVITIES

If you are looking for something fun and educational to do during Springtime, try a few of the following activities… Bubble Solution – Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.Bird Eggs – Links to science projects with eggs, make egg salad with a […]

Apple Experiment: Preventing Oxidation

Apple Oxidation by Fran W. Why do apple slices turn brown? Whenever an apple is cut, peeled, hit or dropped, cell walls are damaged. Enzymes called polyphenol oxidase (PPO), and iron-containing phenols are exposed to the oxygen in the air and oxidation occurs. Fruits and vegetables such as apples, […]

Experiment: Chromatography of Leaves

Why Do Leaves Change Colors? To do this experiment, you will need: Leaves of various colors from different plants (2 of each), rubbing alcohol, hot tap water, plastic knife or spoon, clear cups or glass containers, scissor, mortar and pestle, permanent marker, masking tape, a paper coffee filter and […]

Solar Cooking

Easy Solar Cooker by Fran W Did you know…You can use the sun’s rays to bake, boil, and steam a variety of foods such as breads, rice, meat, and eggs!Today’s activity:  Make an easy solar ovenThis solar oven is very simple to make and use. If you would […]

Extract DNA from a Strawberry

Strawberry DNA Supplies by Fran W The following experiment will show you how to pull the DNA out of a strawberry. To do this experiment, you will need… 1 Strawberry w/o leafy top (hull) 2 tsp Dish detergent 1/2 tsp Salt1/4 c Water 8 oz Clear plastic cup […]