By: Raven Lebeau
The word "chemistry" calls to mind vile-smelling concoctions that necessitate the use of lab goggles and gloves. However, in reality, all substances are "chemicals," even everyday substances like water and tasty ones like sugar. Hence, coming up with a fun and easy chemistry experiment...
By: Ernest Capraro
A quick read of the ingredients list is revealing, for an introduction. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate, also known as sodium hydrogen carbonate, the monosodium salt of carbonic acid, and bicarbonate of soda. By any name, the chemistry is the same. Baking soda has...
How to make ice cream in a bag
By: Currie Jean
Store-bought ice cream can be quite expensive, as well as full of unexpected, unexplained ingredients. Still, we usually go out to buy ice cream - few realize that it can be made at home, quickly, easily, and inexpensively, in under ten minutes. What follows is...
How to make ice cream in a bag
By: Jody Barnes
Learning important principles of chemistry can be combined with making tasty treats by using the process of making ice cream to demonstrate the concept of freezing point depression. When a solute (such as salt) is added to a solvent (such as water) there are changes...
By: Raven Lebeau
Having nice, shiny "gems" made from your personal rock collection takes time, as well as the right supplies. Using a rock tumbler is not a craft for those who are short on patience. However, it can be a fun and satisfying hobby for mineral enthusiasts...
By: Court Moss
All of my life I have learned that Science can be informative as well as entertaining. And I think that's why it was my favorite subject in school. You can do so much with a little knowledge of what's what and how things work just...
By: Kris Lee
A candle is a very simple and basic item, consisting of a wick being encased within a body of solid wax.The wick is usually made of braided cotton, and contains a core made of a harder material so that the wick remains stiff. Traditionally...
By: Kris Lee
Ice floats on water because of differences in density.Definition of Density:Density basically refers to the ratio between an object's mass and volume. Given the same volume, an object with its matter being tightly packed together is more dense than another object which contains matter...
Biography: Mae C. Jemison
By: Carmen Colin
Dr. Mae Carol Jemison is a pioneer of space travel. Being the first African American women to travel through space, she embarked on studying the effects of zero gravity on animals and people. As a doctor and astronaut, she was able to help research progress...
By: Debbie Luyo
Why does ice float on water? Solids usually sink in liquid. A rock, for instance, dropped into water, will go straight to the bottom. What prevents ice from displacing liquid water? Water is unique due to hydrogen bonding. The physical and chemical characteristics of water...

 

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