Letters from the students at Charlotte Jewish Day School

Such cute letters and drawings from our friends at the Charlotte Jewish Day School! Thank you for sharing about how much you all love science and enjoyed your visit with Jetstream Julie! Can’t wait until we get to come back and see you all!

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The Science of Basketball

Written by: on March 1, 2017 @ 4:38 pm

Pass, dribble and shoot! It is time for March Mania basketball – one of the most famous annual sporting events in the US. Whether you are watching college teams on TV or playing in the backyard, basketball is fun because of Science! I betcha’ didn’t know there was science involved in the sport of basketball! Bouncing [...]

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HTHT Welcomes Our Newest Franchise in Minnesota!

Written by: on February 21, 2017 @ 3:43 pm

High Touch High Tech – Science Made Fun is pleased to announce our newest Franchise location! Please welcome to the HTHT Family, High Touch High Tech of the Twin Cities serving Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Adam and Tim traveled to Asheville, NC during the week of February 13th –February 17th, 2017 to complete their [...]

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SMF Welcomes Our Newest Franchise in Denver, Colorado!

Written by: on @ 3:30 pm

  Science Made Fun is pleased to announce our newest Franchise location in Denver, Colorado. Kilowatt Kels traveled to Asheville, NC during the week of January 9th – January 13th, 2017 to complete their franchise training. Please join us in welcoming Kelly and her team to the HTHT – Science Made Fun family!

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Going Where No Woman Has Gone Before: Hidden Figures and Women in STEM

Written by: on February 7, 2017 @ 4:45 pm

You’ve probably heard of John Glenn, Alan Shepard, and Neil Armstrong, but have you heard of Katherine Johnson?  She was an African American mathematician known as “the human computer” who worked from NASA in 1953. She most notably known for verifying calculations done by new computing technology at the time of John Glenn’s first orbit [...]

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The Science Behind Groundhog Day!

Written by: on February 2, 2017 @ 11:45 am

Every February 2, Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow in seek of his shadow. The viewing of his shadow predicts whether Winter will be prolonged or cut short to an early Spring. This year, 2017, Phil has seen his shadow and predicts that there will be 6 more weeks of winter. But what kind of science [...]

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Fluid-filled Devices Created and Inspired by Legos

Written by: on January 26, 2017 @ 12:31 pm

There are tools used for manipulating tiny amounts of liquid, known as microfluidic devices. Typically these devices are used to stimulate human blood cells or other biological features, perform blood tests, or even detect contaminants in human blood. Microfluidic devices  are used by the biomedical field as it allows many medical tests to be accomplished on [...]

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California’s Pioneer Cabin Tree aka “Tunnel Tree” has fallen.

Written by: on January 10, 2017 @ 10:16 am

The Pioneer Cabin Tree also known as the “Tunnel Tree” to many, was a giant ancient sequoia with a hollowed-out tunnel through it’s base that resided in the Calaveras Big Trees State Park in California. This tree was hollowed-out to help increase tourism to the park during the 1880′s. Ultimately it drew thousands of visitors [...]

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2016 will have an extra second added to the end of it…

Written by: on December 29, 2016 @ 12:26 pm

Sorry to tell you HTHT Followers, 2016 will have an extra second added to the end of it! Many of our favorite celebrities and scientists have passed away, the planet is becoming warmer everyday, and now, scientists will be adding an extra second onto 2016 on New Years Eve. As you finally count down the end of 2016, you’ll [...]

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The Winter Solstice 2016!

Written by: on December 21, 2016 @ 10:44 am

Winter solstice 2016 in Northern Hemisphere was at 5:44 AM on Wednesday, December 21.  The term solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning ‘the Sun stands still’. This is because on this day, the Sun reaches its southern-most position as seen from the Earth. The Sun seems to stand still at the Tropic of Capricorn and then reverses [...]

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