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Nature’s Density

What is Density? Density is how much ‘stuff’ is packed into a particular area. For example, if we have 13 balls in a box and we have the same box with 27 identical balls inside it. We say the box with 27 balls has higher density than the box with 13 balls. Density is a […]

Bang in a Bag

A chemical reaction is a process in which one or more chemicals (or things) combine to make something new. The ‘things’ or chemicals that we started with are called Reactants and the new ‘thing’ that is made are called Products. It is called a chemical reaction since: It is accompanied by a rearrangement of the […]

Bag Stab & Polymerization

A plastic bag is made of polymers, long chains of individual molecules called monomers. When a sharp pencil pierces the bag the polymer chains separate without breaking. The chains of molecules then squeeze tightly around the pencil creating a seal that prevents it from leaking. Polymers find use in our everyday life, from water bottles and Tupperware to tires for automobiles. The word […]

MEDIEVAL ENGINEERS: THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE CATAPULT

A catapult is a lever, a stick or beam, propped up by a fulcrum, the pivot point. The catapult magnifies your force to throw an object. So, you do not need as big of a force to propel a large object, but the larger the force, the farther it goes. In ancient times, catapults were […]

Birds Beaks & Adaptations

Discover the many ways that Birds use their Beaks! Birds are a class of vertebrates with more than 18000 different species. Of the various features that are common to all birds, perhaps the most characteristic is their beak. All birds have one beak. But it has evolved differently in each species to improve its functions […]

~Back to School SPECIALS~

  2019-2020   It is that time of year again, the new school year is starting! Have you booked your hands-on FUN science program with High Touch High Tech? Have you checked out our AWESOME Specials? If you have not, there is still time!

Have you booked you hands-on FUN science programs with HTHT?

    Can you believe Summer is almost over and it is almost time to go back to school? We know all you teachers are busy getting your classrooms ready, working on lesson plans and getting field trips set up for the year. Did you know that High Touch High Tech, Science Made Fun comes […]

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

    Do you remember where you were on these historic dates, July 16, 1969 and July 20, 1969? I am sure that Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong know exactly where they were! July 16, 1969 Apollo 11 launched from Cape Canaveral Florida with Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins on board, beginning their historic […]

LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK!

  The Limelight School of the Week is…. Vandora Springs Elementary School in Garner, NC.     TEACHER:  Ms. Allaman GRADE: 2nd grade PROGRAM:  Cycle Babble SCIENTIST:  Meteor Martin   Good Day to all the wonderful and extremely talented Scientists out there.  With Summer just around the corner, I assume those of you in traditional schools, […]

LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK!

      GRADE:    4th TEACHER:  Ms. Mason PROGRAM:  It Doesn’t Phase Me SCIENTIST:  Meteor Martin   Limelight School of the Week:  Cape Fear Christian Academy   Hello Scientists, I hope everyone is having a wonderful and exciting Spring.  Playing sports, riding bikes, and enjoying this weather in anticipation of being able to go to […]