Posts Tagged ‘cool science’



Difference Makers

  Difference Makers   At this moment, somewhere around the world there is a High Touch High Tech instructor teaching a group of excited children! They are delivering “hands-on” science programs that encourage fun learning in an innovative way. Providing these types of services brings joy to students, instructors, and faculty. This joy and excitement […]

From the Field

“From the Field” Summer Science Hemlock Hayden, High Touch High Tech of WNC As a new Scientist to High Touch High Tech, having the opportunity of engaging and inspiring young minds to think about and get excited about science has been a very new, yet extremely rewarding experience. Not just doing fun experiments themselves but […]

The History Of Sewing Machines

  Sewing Machines   You can trace the origins of sewing all the way back to Central Asia to approximately the year 45,000 BCE. Before sewing, people used strips of furs or animal skins to tie their clothes together, but harsh weather in colder regions caused a search for a better way to keep clothing […]

~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!

Don’t Miss the Rare, Once in a Lifetime Celestial Event Tomorrow – Venus Transit 2012!

Odds are we’ll all be gone the next time this dance comes around! The planets Earth and Venus waltz in their orbits at different tempos and at different angles. But every once in a while we can see Venus’ form clearly silhouetted against the brilliance of the sun. One of those occasions comes tomorrow afternoon — […]

Canadian High Schoolers Send Lego Astronaut Into Space!

Canada’s first astronaut? For four and a half months, Canadian high school students Matthew Ho and Asad Muhammed spent every Saturday working on a project.  No, it wasn’t restoring an old car, it was building a homemade satellite/space vehicle.  Somehow, they not only managed to build their spacecraft, they managed to send a Lego minifigure into […]

Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2011

From law-violating subatomic particles to entirely new, earth-like worlds, 2011 was an incredible year for scientific discovery. In the past 12 months, scientific breakthroughs in fields ranging from archaeology to structural biochemistry have allowed humanity to rewrite history, and enabled us to open to brand new chapters in our development as a species. Here are […]

Keeping The Focus On FUN!

Which part of your body lets you read the back of a cereal box, check out a rainbow, and see a softball heading your way? If you guessed the eye, you’re right!  Even with the backup of our ears and our sense of touch, the world is just not the same without the eyes. Apart from […]

Search For The God Particle

  The Large Hadron Collider is a superstar in the physics world, if only because it’s one of the few physics tools that have crossed over into mainstream consciousness.  Basically everyone is aware of the LHC, thanks to the comic books and pop-up children’s books and the whole “it’s going to destroy the world!” furor that surrounded the launch […]

Wasps Can Memorize Faces!

Image Source: Pixabay.com Wasps have amazing ability to memorize and later recall the figures of other wasps, from native cluster. Findings add to other remarkable capacity of these social insects, providing new information on the specializations from the animal world.   Wasps are downright phenomenal when it comes to intelligence. They manage to learn, and recognize the figures […]