Archive for the ‘Experiments: Science Made Fun’ Category



Hear it From A HTHT Scientist

Recently, One of our High Touch High Tech Scientists, Jet Stream Julie, went to teach at an after school elementary program. She taught Germs Make Me Sick© science program to a group of K-3rd  graders. The purpose of this experiment is for the children to learn about those nasty little germs that make us sick and […]

Happy 50th Birthday Google Doodle!

  Have you ever had to solve a puzzle using a secret code? On December 4th, 2017 the Google.com homepage showcased a “doodle” that celebrated 50 years since children programming and coding languages were first displayed to everyone, worldwide! To celebrate “computer science education week” the ‘Google Doodle’ team and researchers from MIT created the first ever kids focused coding […]

What will your “little turkeys” be doing this Thanksgiving break? HTHT has a few suggestions…..

Is everyone looking forward to the long holiday weekend? The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, food is smelling and tasting fantastic. Also……the kiddos are out of school. It is nice to spend time with relatives, eat amazing foods, do a little shopping, and watch some football. But what about the kids?  It can […]

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 […]