Posts Tagged ‘science’



What important invention happened on May 23, 1785 and by Whom?

Answer:   The invention of the Bifocals was announced on May 23, 1785 by Benjamin Franklin!     To learn more about Benjamin Franklin and his bifocals, check out this article!   http://www.antiquespectacles.com/topics/franklin/franklin.htm  

FUN FACT FRIDAY

Did you know that an egg looks like a crazy jellyfish underwater? A cracked egg on land might make a big mess, 60 feet below the surface of the ocean, the pressure on the egg is 2.8 times atmospheric pressure, and it holds it all together like an invisible egg shell.

RIP Stephen Hawking… You will be missed!

    World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.       Stephen Hawking was born 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England and at the age of 22 was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live. The disease left him to live in a wheelchair and […]

Your Brain on Video Games

                               Your brain on video games Think fast! Your brain is a communication powerhouse! It takes in data, analyzes it, and helps you understand the world around you.  You also move, breath, and live because of the brain. So, what makes […]

Here it From a HTHT Scientist!

HTHT own Jet stream Julie went to Woodland Heights Elementary School in Mooresville, NC to teach a after school enrichment program to students in grade K-5. Today at Woodland Heights, our junior scientists set out to explore the wondrous world of matter! First students raced water molecule cars! Here we study the act of cohesion, […]

Think About it Thursday….

              Has your child ever asked you a “Think About It” question before.  You know, the ones that maybe you didn’t know the answer to or the one that you could sorta answer, but couldn’t explain right? Then when you get home you have to get online and find […]

Fun Fact Friday!

  Space– Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. There are many things we don’t know or understand about space. So, we are going to give you a few fun facts! You can also check out of Fun Fact Friday website for more fun facts! https://sciencemadefun.net/blog/category/fun-fact-friday/ Then, go […]

Happy 50th Birthday Google Doodle!

  Have you ever had to solve a puzzle using a secret code? On December 4th, 2017 the Google.com homepage showcased a “doodle” that celebrated 50 years since children programming and coding languages were first displayed to everyone, worldwide! To celebrate “computer science education week” the ‘Google Doodle’ team and researchers from MIT created the first ever kids focused coding […]

Turning up the Heat!

As the temperature drops, the coats and scarves come out and you probably barely think about heat -unless you leave your coat behind!  Have you ever wondered about how we keep the heat or why we need it? Or how animals and humans differ? What would you need to survive in the extreme cold? All […]

Fall into Hibernation With Fun Science!

Beautiful leaves, fruitful harvests, and cooler weather are all things we think of when we picture fall.  It is a transitional time from the sweltering summer months to the frigid winter months.  For many creatures, fall is also a transitional time when they prep for hibernation. What exactly is hibernation? Bears snoozing in a den […]