What’s the difference between karats and carats? Are they the same? The terms karats and carats are both used to refer to bling in the jewelry trade and in geology, but the words don’t mean the same thing. A carat is a unit of mass used in the jewelry industry […]

# Monthly Archives: September 2016

Winners of the Nobel Prize are awarded a Nobel prize medal, an elaborately decorated diploma, and a variable amount of award money. Have you ever wondered whether the golden medal is really gold or how much it’s worth? Here are interesting medal facts to answer your questions. Chemical Composition of […]

## Nobel Prize Medal Facts

This Halloween periodic table wallpaper will help you scare up a few facts about the elements. Facts like atomic number, element symbol, name and atomic mass are listed in Halloween themed icons to represent the element groups. This table also includes the proposed names and symbols for elements 113, 115, […]

## Halloween Periodic Table Wallpaper with 118 Elements

Linear functions are functions where the solution forms a straight line. This worksheet will give you a chance to practice graphing these functions. The equations included in this worksheet are all simple equations where the graph will fit on the included 10×10 grid. Download the PDF and sketch the graph […]

## Graphing Linear Functions Practice Worksheet

The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize recognizes scientific research that makes you laugh, but then makes you think. While possibly less prestigious than the Nobel Prize, winners can take satisfaction in knowing their hard work raises interest in science around the world. The theme of the 26th First Annual Ig Nobel […]

## List of the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

Slope intercept form is a function of a straight line with the form y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line and b is the y-intercept. Slope refers to how steep the line changes as the values of x change where the y-intercept is where the […]