Posts Tagged ‘kids science’



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 […]

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 […]

25 Years of Hands-On Scientist Training

“I hear and I forgot. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” High Touch High Tech believes in hands-on education. We believe that is the only way to learn science. Afterall, High Touch is in our name! At High Touch High Tech, we take our hands-on education approach to training our scientists. […]

EIGHT-LEGGED ENGINEERS!

If you are not a fan of spiders, you are not alone. Before you push away another spider web, remember this: relative to weight, the strength of a spider web rivals steel and Kevlar, the material used to make bullet-proof vests.  Its incredible, pliable strength has inspired scientists to develop a surprising number of products—but […]

NASA Corn Mazes…Awesome Crop Circles For Science!

Imagine looking out your airplane window (or alien spacecraft portal) and seeing a giant Mars Exploration Rover or an astronaut a half-kilometer long etched in …. a corn field? That’s exactly what is happening this fall, as seven farms across the US are participating in a special collaboration with NASA called Space Farm 7 to […]

High Touch High Tech Launches New KIDS Website

High Touch High Tech is pleased to announce the launch of our new website  www.ScienceMadeFunKids.net Designed with kids in mind, this website is colorful, FUN and interactive. Children will enjoy the animated characters and sound effects while answering science trivia questions, giggling at science jokes and rolling up their sleeves to complete science experiments in […]