Monthly Archives: May 2017

Absinthe is an anise-flavored distilled alcoholic beverage. (Eric Litton)
What Is Absinthe? Absinthe is a wormwood and anise flavored distilled liqueur made popular in France circa 1880 – 1914. Although sometimes colorless, the slightly bitter spirit is traditionally bright green. It is also known as ‘la fée verte’, or ‘the green fairy’. Absinthe History Dr. Pierre Ordinaire, a French doctor, is […]

What Is Absinthe? Absinthe Chemistry and Recipes

Leftover pizza and pasta may be better for your waistline than the fresh version. (rob_rob2001)
Do you like leftover pizza or pasta for breakfast? If so, science may offer a reason to indulge. Starchy foods like pasta, pizza, bread, and potatoes can spike your blood sugar and are easy for your body to convert to fat. These comfort foods can cause problems for diabetics and […]

Why Reheated Pizza May Be Less Fattening

Lip balm isn't addictive, but you can become dependent on it. (the Italian voice)
If you find yourself reaching for lip balm all the time, you may wonder whether you’re addicted to it. ChapStick and other lip balms don’t contain any addictive ingredients, but using them does alter the chemical environment of your lips by providing a protective and soothing barrier that helps prevent […]

Is Lip Balm Addictive? Here’s What Science Says

118 Elements Wordsearch Featured
Wordsearches are fun and engaging ways to introduce glossary terms of a subject. They’re also useful to polish your brain’s ability to quickly recognize patterns. This 118 element wordsearch is a great way to interact with all 118 elements of the periodic table. Find each element looking forward, backward, up, down, […]

118 Element Wordsearch – Chemistry Wordsearch

Element Symbol Crossword Puzzle Solution
Crossword puzzles are a fun and engaging activity to introduce vocabulary and glossary terms to students. This element crossword puzzle uses element symbols of the first 18 elements of the periodic table. The goal is to enter the names of the names of these elements in the puzzle. A PDF […]

Element Crossword Puzzle

Periodic Table with Black Background - 2017 Edition
This colorful periodic table background is an updated version of our popular color periodic table. The table contains the usual information for each element. It includes each element’s atomic number, symbol, name, and mass with a different color scheme for the different element groups. The key running along the bottom shows […]

Periodic Table Background – Periodic Table Wallpaper