Posts Tagged ‘science’



Trivia Thursday

TRIVIA THURSDAY!   The Answer is: B. Metal, probably iron. Did you guess the correct one??   Because naturally-magnetized pieces of magnetite, called lodestone, will attract small pieces of iron. Today it is mined as iron ore. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous and metamorphic rocks. For experiments or information, check out our website at: ScienceMadeFun.net

A Scientists Week at HTHT

Hello scientists, this is Meteor Martin and I am going to discuss our lessons for the week of Nov. 5th, 2018.  First, we had Kindergartner’s work on Weather Wizards.  Next some 3rd graders loved The Body Shop and finally we studied ecosystems with 5th graders and went on an Eco Safari.   For Weather Wizards, […]

Halloween

What is the real meaning of Halloween? Halloween was originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. … The evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Who started Halloween? Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of […]

Spotlight on STEM Careers: Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Engineer   Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft. It has two major and overlapping branches: Aeronautical engineering and Astronautical Engineering. Avionics engineering is similar, but deals with the electronics side of aerospace engineering. Aeronautical engineering was the original term for the field. As flight technology […]

Great Pumpkin Science!

Great Pumpkin Science It’s October, which means it is pumpkin time!  Pumpkins are a North American fall staple known for their bright orange hue, hard skin, and round shape.  We bake goodies, decorate with, and carve pumpkins every year, but what makes them special and how did our traditions start? Pumpkins are a cultivator of […]

Word Of The Week….

The word of the week is: SHADOW The definition of a shadow is: a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface. The Science Experiment is: Make a Sun Dial Now, we have a word of the week, a definition of the word of the week, and we […]

Think About It Thursday….

     Why Do Leaves Fall Off Trees? During that process, the trees lose a lot of water – so much water that when winter arrives, the trees are no longer able to get enough water to replace it. And so now we know. Leaves fall—or are pushed—off trees so that the tree can survive the winter and grow new leaves in the spring […]

Think About it Thursday-Hurricanes!

What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a huge tropical storm! It can be hundreds of miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph. Recent Category 5 hurricanes include 2005-Katrina (175 mph), 2005-Rita (180 mph), 2005-Wilma (185 mph), 2007-Dean (175 mph), 2007-Felix (175 mph), 2017-Maria (175 mph), […]

That Sounds Funny!

That Sounds Funny! Sound is an invisible form of energy generated from vibrations. Sound waves propagate or repeat in a pattern as they travel across mediums.  Sound can travel through air, water, even some solid surfaces like walls. Make your voice high and then low – did you notice a difference in the vibration? That […]

HTHT goes to CAMP COURAGE for some Science Fun!

  High Touch High Tech has been going out to Camp Courage for the past 8 years to make sure that the children have a AWESOME, hands-on, day of Science! This years theme is “Science Circus” and the HTHT scientists, along with the children had fun with bubbles, balloons, tornado tubes, bag stabs and even […]