Monthly Archives: May 2013

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: Salt Crystal Step-By-Step Crystal Growing Tips Learn More Charcoal […]

Grow Table Salt or Sodium Chloride Crystals

Colored Soap Bubble (brokenchopstick, Flickr)
Clear bubbles are a lot of fun, but you can make colored soap bubbles, too. Here’s a recipe for pink or blue colored bubbles, based on disappearing ink (a type of acid-base indicator), so the bubbles won’t stain surfaces when they land. Colored Bubble Materials Liquid Dishwashing Detergent (or other […]

Make Homemade Colored Soap Bubbles