Daily Archives: February 15, 2016


Tracing paper is translucent paper that may be placed over printed material so a person can copy it. (Newone, Creative Commons License)
Tracing paper is translucent paper that you place over printed material or a drawing so you can trace over it. Would it surprise you to learn that tracing paper is essentially regular white paper? The reason ordinary paper is opaque is because the air trapped between the cellulose fibers in […]

How Tracing Paper Is Made



It’s easy to make and experiment with graphene, a very cool material with lots of applications in nanotechnology. What’s Graphene? Graphene is a two-dimensional honeycomb sheet of carbon. It’s strong, flexible, transparent and an amazing conductor of electricity. Graphene may be used to make flexible monitors, and superfast computers based […]

Make Graphene in this Simple Experiment