Yearly Archives: 2013


Black Snake Firework (Anne Helmenstine)
Black snake fireworks are small, non-exploding fireworks that you ignite to push out a growing column of black ash. While you can buy these fireworks, they are easy to make using kitchen ingredients and a fuel. Materials You only need a few common household chemical for making black snake fireworks: […]

Homemade Black Snake Fireworks



Muted Periodic Table
Free Periodic Table Wallpaper This colorful free periodic table wallpaper is available as a high def (HD) wallpaper or it can be printed for studying or making a periodic table poster. To get the image, just click the image to open it and save it to your device. The chart that appears to have […]

Free Periodic Table Wallpaper



Helium Element Card
Element cells are the blocks that give information about individual elements on the periodic table. This is a collection of cardsĀ for all of the elements on the periodic table, including the element name, symbol, atomic number, and atomic weight. The cellsĀ are color-coded according to the element group (e.g., alkali metals, […]

Periodic Table Element Cards


Tin Alchemy Symbol
This is a collection of tin alchemy symbols. Notice the ‘Z’-shaped symbol closely resembles one common symbol for zinc. Tin was often associated with the planet Jupiter and shares the same symbols in some cases. The symbol used for Jupiter is generally shaped like a ‘4’.

Tin Alchemy Symbols




Learn how to take science notes to maximize your ability to remember content. (Chung Ho Leung)
Taking notes for a science class requires organization and practice. As you gain experience taking notes, they can aid mastery of the topic both during note-taking and later when you are working problems and studying for tests. Here are some tips on how to take good science notes: Write an […]

How to Take Science Notes



Table Salt Crystals (Choba Poncho)
Table salt or sodium chloride crystals are among the easiest crystals to grow. The materials are easy to find and inexpensive, plus the crystals are non-toxic. Salt Crystal Growing Materials You probably have all the materials you need for this project: table salt – sodium chloride – NaCl water clean […]

Grow Table Salt or Sodium Chloride Crystals