Science Notes Posts

Protons and electrons stick to each other as much as they can, but kinetic energy and quantum mechanics keep them from holding still.
Protons and electrons are attracted to each other because the positive electric charge of the proton is attracted to the negative charge of the electron. But, if they two particles find each other so attractive, why don’t protons and electrons stick together? Orbits and Waves In a sense, protons and […]

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Thermal polish is sometimes sold as mood polish. (Lelê Breveglieri)
Thermal nail polish is a type of polish that changes colors according to temperature. It’s like wearing a mood ring on your nails, except most thermochromic polish only switches between two colors rather than displaying the whole rainbow. The cool (or hot!) effect involves a bit of chemistry. Here’s how […]

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Snow Ice Cream
Delicious, creamy snow ice cream is one of the best parts of winter! There are many ways to make snow ice cream. You can use snow as the main ingredient or you can use it to freeze any other ice cream recipe. Snow Ice Cream With Snow as an Ingredient […]

Snow Ice Cream Recipes

Real snowflakes are beautiful, but melt quickly. Grow borax crystal snowflakes and enjoy them as sparkling ornaments or decorations year-round. The snowflakes are naturally clear or white, but you can tint them blue or any color you like. Borax Crystal Snowflake Materials Basically, you’re growing borax crystals over a snowflake […]

Make Borax Crystal Snowflakes

These are different samples of pure zinc. The metal is shiny metallic silver-gray when freshly cut. (Alchemist-hp)
Zinc is a silver-gray metal with element symbol Zn and atomic number 30. The element is essential for human life and widely used in commercial applications. These zinc facts include basic facts, chemical and physical properties, and interesting trivia about the element. Basic Zinc Facts Name: Zinc Atomic Number: 30 […]

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disk of ice
When a substance changes its state of matter, it takes a specific amount of energy to complete the change. When the phase change is between solid and liquid, the amount of energy per unit mass is called the heat of fusion. These heat of fusion example problems will how to […]

Heat of Fusion Example Problem   Recently updated !