Posts Tagged ‘snow’



Slip and Slide

Slip and Slide: Ice, the Winter Olympics, and Animal Adaptations. Ice ice baby! One of the most fun memories I have of winter is pretending to ice skate by sliding on the ice in my shoes. If you were careful and kept your balance you could zoom down the street like magic! Other times, I […]

Countdown to Christmas – The Science of Snowflakes

  With Christmas just around the corner (10 days away in fact), lets take a look into the science of snowflakes. Snowflakes are not just ordinary pieces of ice, they form randomly with extravagant designs and sculptures! Snowflakes are formed from water vapor that condenses directly into ice inside of clouds. They take shape as water […]

2014 Biltmore Farms Holiday Lighting Event: Western North Carolina HTHT

This past Friday, November 21, 2014, High Touch High Tech of Western North Carolina participated in a large community event to ring in the holidays! The kids and families were able to visit 3 of our tables where we did 3 different science experiments. The first experiment we did with the kids was “Ice Cube […]

Got the Winter Blues? Weather’s Effect on Mood Revealed

  Does cold, dark weather get you down? Research explains how weather tends to affect people’s moods. New research into the connection between weather and moods has started to chip away at old myths as well as uncover some potentially powerful treatments for the winter blues. When it comes to how weather affects moods, people […]