Archive for the ‘Experiments: Science Made Fun’ Category



Cookie Chemistry

Cookies – it’s as easy as throwing some ingredients in the bowl and popping them in the oven right?  Sure mixing up cookies is pretty easy but the real work begins once you close the oven door. There are actually several fun chemical reactions that happen once your cookies are baking in the hot oven. [...]

All About Super Moons

You may have already spotted it or heard about it on the news, but this week’s full moon is a super moon and is the closest the Moon has been to Earth since 1948!  So what is a super moon? How does it happen?  Definitely make some time tonight to go outside with your family [...]

Use Your Smartphone to Project 3D Holograms

Today, High Touch High Tech employees happened upon a video showing how to project a hologram into 3D with just a few simple supplies and your smartphone! https://ca.screen.yahoo.com/tech-tips/turn-smartphone-3d-hologram-projector-123504255.html Here is what our 3D hologram looks like: Download the App on the Google Play Store called Hologram Projector!!

HTHT WNC Visits Claxton Elementary School in Asheville, NC!

HTHT WNC Engages Students at Claxton Elementary School on March 27, 2015! The students in Ms. Sophia’s First grade class at Claxton Elementary in Asheville, North Carolina had the pleasure of doing hands – on science experiments with High Touch High Tech of Western North Carolina’s scientist, Asteroid Amber. Amber spent the morning in the [...]

Nom, Nom, Nom… It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield in the 1930s. Legend has it that Wakefield was making chocolate cookies and ran out of regular baker’s chocolate. So she substituted broken pieces of semi-sweet chocolate thinking that they would melt and mix into the batter. However, they did not (thankfully!) [...]

August 2013 E-News: Science of the Southpaw!

There’s no denying it. Left-handers are the odd men out. Sure, lefties make up about 10 percent of the population — but, frankly, it seems like society has forgotten about them. Right-handed gadgets, awkwardly designed desks, cooking tools that fit comfortably in your right hand make the modern day conveniences not so convenient for those [...]

Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You for All YOU Do!

As we celebrate teachers this week, there are so many things to be thankful for, but we should start at the top with a recognition that we appreciate everything that teachers do. Walking into a classroom every day, motivating, inspiring, and yes, teaching children is certainly an endeavor worth celebrating! For our part, we’d like [...]

Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day with FUN Science!

  Today is Administrative Professionals Day! This is just one day out of an entire week designated to celebrate the men and women who support us each day, and keep everything running behind the scenes. What better way to show your gratitude than with a little science?  From school secretaries to afterschooladmins – this FUN, [...]

Happy Earth Week! Celebrate with FUN Science!

Earth Day is April 22nd, but many people extend the celebration to make it Earth Week. Depending on how you choose to celebrate, this year Earth Week runs from April 15th to Earth Day, April 22nd, or it is the week that includes Earth Day, which is April 17-24, 2013. There’s no better time than [...]

Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day with FUN Science!

Today, we’re celebrating the holiday of love with a  “hearty” dose of FUN science! Get ready to take a walk on the sweet side & discover if you’ve got the beat! Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom of the post to find FUN  Valentine’s Day At-Home Science Experiments! As always, We’d LOVE to hear how you spent your [...]