Posts Tagged ‘science kid’



Google Doodle Celebrates The Father of Geology, Nicolas Steno!

  A new Google Doodle today honors the 374th birthday of the Danish anatomist Nicolas Steno, the man widely regarded as the father of modern geology. The new inanimate Doodle features the Google logo with letters sketched out of three to five layers of earth, depending on the height of the letter and links to search results […]

How Does Santa Do It? Science of Course!

All those presents, all those kids, how does Santa do it?  North Carolina State University’s Dr. Larry Silverberg, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering let’s in on Santa’s secrets to getting what seems impossible done in one night. According to Dr. Silverberg, Santa uses nanotechnology to miniaturize the presents (solving the problem of the bulk) along with […]

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 […]

New Elements Fl & Lv Headed For The Periodic Table!

Earlier in the year, there were a great deal of new elements discovered by a team of Russian physicists and American chemists.  Of those elements, 113, 115, 117, and 118 are still needing names; elements 114 and 116 are going to be called Flerovium and Livermorium, according to the teams that discovered them.  It’s up to the […]

Ava Avalanche Gets Students Excited About Science in BC!

Ava Avalanche, a scientist from HTHT British Columbia recently took the students of Blundell Elementary School on a fun, hands-on science adventure. Students in Mr. Varner’s 6th & 7th grade class explored the fascinating world of cells with our Silly Cells program. Mr Varner said “Ava Avalanche was great! She was engaging, enthusiastic, and friendly.” The […]

Students at Forest City Dunbar Elementary Dig Up FUN with HTHT of WNC

  On November 7th, students at Forest City Dunbar Elementary stepped into the shoes of a real geologist. Students went on an adventure with HTHT Scientist Ali-Gator as they learned all about geology and even mined for real gems. 4th grade teacher, Ms. Brookman, said “Thank you for making such a positive difference in our […]

Farmer Finds Rare Meteorite!

It wasn’t a goose that laid a golden egg for one Missouri farmer — it was an asteroid. Scientists are analyzing an extremely rare meteorite found by a farmer in a tiny Missouri town called Conception Junction (population 202)

High Touch High Tech of Houston Partners With Chick Fil A Family & Kid’s Night!

  What does Dinner and “Science Made Fun!” have in common? Chick-fil-A® Kid’s & Family Nights! On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, High Touch High Tech of Houston joined Chick Fil A of Northwest Crossing for a fun Science Experience and Family Fun Night. Over 50 participants enjoyed discovering the Science of Chemistry. Children engaged in […]

The World’s Largest Crocodile!

  The tiny town of Bundawan isn’t exactly a tourist mecca for the Philippines, but they’re doing their best to develop attractions.  The first thing on Bunawan’s list of things to see?  A 6.2 meter (20 foot) long, 1-ton crocodile that is believed to be the largest crocodile in the world.  The world’s largest crocodile […]

Honoring The Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie On Her 144th Birthday!

  To honor one of the most enduringly inspiring scientists ever to grace a lab, France and Poland declared 2011 to be the Year of Marie Curie. Now, Google joins the welcome pageant of prominent tributes. The California company’s search-engine home page on Nov. 7 celebrates the 144th anniversary of Madame Curie’s birth with a pastel-colored “Google […]