Yearly Archives: 2015


Uranium is a silvery-white metal. Photo is a billet of highly enriched uranium recovered from scrap processed at the Y-12 Facility in Oak Ridge, TN. U.S. Department of Energy 3
Can you identify the elements based on how they look? Here’s a printable multiple choice quiz you can take to test yourself. The photos are of the elements in their pure form. The picture may contain additional clues about an element’s identity. Element Picture Quiz – Question #1 This one […]

Printable Element Picture Quiz



Shopping Cart (credit Caden Crawford)
You may think shopping and science have little to do with each other, but there is actually quite a lot of science behind store lay-outs, product packaging, advertising, etc. Here are some shopping science fair project ideas you could use as the basis for an experiment: Shopping Science Fair Projects […]

Shopping Science Fair Project Ideas



How much do you know about the element chlorine? Here’s a ten question quiz you can take to test your knowledge of chlorine facts. If you need a little pre-quiz review, read up on Chlorine Facts.

Chlorine Facts Quiz


Cry ice ice cream is bubbly and carbonated, similar to a root beer float. (photo: Joel Kramer) 1
Have you tried fizzy ice cream? It has the flavor and bubbles of an ice cream float without the soda. It’s an extremely easy recipe to try. It doesn’t even require a freezer; you just need dry ice. I’ve had a recipe for vanilla dry ice ice cream up for […]

How To Make Dry Ice Ice Cream