Posts Tagged ‘science made fun’



Are You a Coffee Head?

It’s been said that Coffee is “the plant that domesticated humans.”  Although its exact origins are lost to history, we can be sure that coffee has had a meteoric rise in popularity around the world in the past 500 years.  In fact, coffee is second only to water as the world’s most consumed beverage!  Have […]

Native Communication

If a time machine dropped you into the Americas in 1491, what would you find? A vast, empty continent roamed by small bands of people, fighting to survive? No way!  Both North and South America before the arrival of Columbus played host to very large urban civilizations, powerful militaries, huge agricultural economies, and an impressive […]

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 […]

25 Years of Slime

In recent years, the slime trend has taken the internet by storm. There are over 13 million posts with #Slime on Instagram! This trend has even been responsible for glue shortages at craft stores around the world! High Touch High Tech brought slime to students 25 years ago! We were the original slime makers! How […]

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

When you hear the word milk what do you imagine? A cold glass of white, opaque liquid waiting for you to drink; maybe dip a cookie in.  The milk you probably picture comes from a cow, but milk can come from many different animals OR be plant-based. Milk doesn’t always equal dairy.  Milk technically is […]

Happy 25th Birthday! Things Turning 25 Along with High Touch High Tech

Happy 25th Birthday! Things Turning 25 Along with High Touch High Tech   1994 was an amazing year in world news, technological and scientific advancements.  High Touch High Tech began franchising, Nelson Mandela won the presidency of South Africa, and Amazon and Yahoo were both created, and floppy disks were a thing of everyday life! […]

Thank You!

    We all know that teachers lead hectic lives. Grading papers at every opportunity, developing lesson plans, investing their hearts into their students’ success. Here at High Touch High Tech, we have the opportunity of coming into your classroom to teach your students about science and understand this is no small accomplishment.  We get […]

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 […]

An Interview with Our Founder and CEO: Dinosaur Dan Shaw

  An Interview with Our Founder and CEO: Dinosaur Dan Shaw   We spoke with Dan Shaw to get the scoop on High Touch High Tech’s 25th anniversary.  Dan Shaw lead the industry in STEM education enrichment programming. Dan Shaw has been CEO at High Touch High Tech since the company’s foundation in 1992 and […]