Trivia Thursday



The Answer is:

B. Metal, probably iron.

Did you guess the correct one??


Because naturally-magnetized pieces of magnetite, called lodestone, will attract small pieces of iron.

Today it is mined as iron ore. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous and metamorphic rocks.

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A Scientists Week at HTHT

Written by: on November 9, 2018 @ 9:55 am

Hello scientists, this is Meteor Martin and I am going to discuss our lessons for the week of Nov. 5th, 2018.  First, we had Kindergartner’s work on Weather Wizards.  Next some 3rd graders loved The Body Shop and finally we studied ecosystems with 5th graders and went on an Eco Safari.   For Weather Wizards, […]

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Catogories: Experiments: Science Made Fun, Hear It From A Scientist
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Written by: on October 31, 2018 @ 9:25 am

What is the real meaning of Halloween? Halloween was originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. … The evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Who started Halloween? Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of […]

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Catogories: Experiments: Science Made Fun, Seasons
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~Wacky Wednesday~

Written by: on October 24, 2018 @ 11:12 am

HTHT has some WACKY at home Halloween Science experiments for you to do with your child!     Pumpkin Putty   Spider Webs   Super Spooky Volcano HTHT YouTube Video’s

Catogories: Experiments: Science Made Fun, Seasons, Wacky Wednesday
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Spotlight on STEM Careers: Aerospace Engineer

Written by: on October 10, 2018 @ 10:10 am

Aerospace Engineer   Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft. It has two major and overlapping branches: Aeronautical engineering and Astronautical Engineering. Avionics engineering is similar, but deals with the electronics side of aerospace engineering. Aeronautical engineering was the original term for the field. As flight technology […]

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Great Pumpkin Science!

Written by: on October 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Great Pumpkin Science It’s October, which means it is pumpkin time!  Pumpkins are a North American fall staple known for their bright orange hue, hard skin, and round shape.  We bake goodies, decorate with, and carve pumpkins every year, but what makes them special and how did our traditions start? Pumpkins are a cultivator of […]

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Word Of The Week….

Written by: on October 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am

The word of the week is: SHADOW The definition of a shadow is: a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface. The Science Experiment is: Make a Sun Dial Now, we have a word of the week, a definition of the word of the week, and we […]

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Think About It Thursday….

Written by: on September 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am

     Why Do Leaves Fall Off Trees? During that process, the trees lose a lot of water – so much water that when winter arrives, the trees are no longer able to get enough water to replace it. And so now we know. Leaves fall—or are pushed—off trees so that the tree can survive the winter and grow new leaves in the spring […]

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Think About it Thursday-Hurricanes!

Written by: on September 13, 2018 @ 9:42 am

What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a huge tropical storm! It can be hundreds of miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph. Recent Category 5 hurricanes include 2005-Katrina (175 mph), 2005-Rita (180 mph), 2005-Wilma (185 mph), 2007-Dean (175 mph), 2007-Felix (175 mph), 2017-Maria (175 mph), […]

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Catogories: Hot Topics: Science in the News, Think About it Thursday
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What’s That Smell?

Written by: on September 4, 2018 @ 1:42 pm

  What’s that Smell? A stinky smell usually means something is wrong – food’s gone bad, something is dead, someone needs a bath. Yet in the plant world, a stinky smell can be a good thing.  Smelling super gross helps certain plants spread their pollen and seeds, which successfully creates the next generation for their […]

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Catogories: E-News HTHT
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