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News : Father/Son Science Project Antiquates NASA

Sending a Go Pro Hero HD and an iPhone to space = Father/Son science project. I doubt your dad is this cool. "Video from a camera attached to a weather balloon that rose into the upper stratosphere and recorded the blackness of space. Visit brooklynspaceprogram.org for all t ...more

How To : Citing sources for your research project

When doing a research project it is very important to not only cite the sources you use to give proper credit but to also cite them correctly. To cite information sources: - Go to citation machine and select MLA (you will see options for both print & non-print sources) - Selec ...more

How To : Make a classic science experiment volcano project

Make Your Own Erupting Volcano! This is a classic experiment and it is very easy to do at home. So after you watch it - TRY IT! All you need is some kind of volcano that you can make, and then a little vinegar and some baking soda from the supermarket. This demonstration show ...more

News : Yes, more 3D.

This is a follow up to my last post on watching games in 3D. My main concern (because apparently I'm something of a technical snob, since no one else I went with considered it an issue), was that I perceived a lack of definition for a theater presentation. Apparently, Brazil ...more

NR50 : The People to Watch in Mobile Augmented Reality

While the world is only recently becoming aware of its existence, augmented reality has been around in some form or another since the '90s. In the last decade, with the advancement and miniaturization of computer technology — specifically smartphones and tablets — AR has becom ...more

How To : Make an edible plant cell model for biology class

Science fairs are some of the most creative moments during the elementary school period. Not only are you able to research a topic of interest, but you also have try to find various ways in which to showyour scientific results. In this case, you'll find out how to make an edib ...more

News : Do Real Science. No Degree Required.

What's the next best thing to being an official scientist? Being a non-official one. A new website called Science for Citizens helps you find the science experiment of your dreams, hook up with the scientists involved, and actually take part in the experiment itself. Here are ...more

News : The Discovery of Dolphin Language

In my early life I was deeply impacted by the work of physician and psychoanalyst John C. Lilly. I still have my dog-eared copies of The Mind of the Dolphin (1967) and Programming and Metaprogramming in the Human Biocomputer (1968). Lilly's work, with dolphins and the developm ...more

DIY Plastination : Turning Dead Animals Into Science-Jerky

If you found the world renown Body Worlds exhibition gnarly and perverse, perhaps you'll find this latest parade of plastination a little less so—considering we don't share the same DNA as these specimens of jerky-in-the-name-of-science. The Koerperwelten der Tiere—or Animal B ...more

News : UC Berkeley Team Commands Drone Fleet with HoloLens

User interfaces for computers have evolved over the years, from the introduction of the keyboard and mouse on the personal computer, to touchscreens on mobile devices, to natural voice recognition. However, the same cannot be said for robots or drones—until now. There are two ...more

How To : So, You're a Steampunk… Now What?

Let's say that you've got the look down, and you have your Steampunk props all ready to go. Congratulations! You're a Steampunk! But now what do you do with yourself? You can sit there, patting yourself on the back, but that gets lonely after awhile. Your props will look nic ...more

How To : Construct a vinegar battery and power a calculator

Using only vinegar and a few simple materials, it is possible to construct a working battery. This science video tutorial explains how to construct and use a battery like this to power a calculator. A good science project as part of an introductory electricity course. This pro ...more

How To : Make slime with Borax and glue

Usually our 5-Minute Projects involve soldering and LED lights and other such electronic accoutrements, but this week we decided to skip the fancy stuff in favor of an old-school science project: making rheopectic slime from Borax and glue. This is a pretty safe experiment eve ...more

How To : Do three balloon science experiments

This video describes how to perform a three balloon science experiment which is a good way for children to learn scientific principles and could make a good science project for school. In this video one will learn key elements of each project and the logic behind the fun. For ...more

How To : Cast off loose crochet ends for right handers

Loose ends are never good, whether you're talking about who gets the kids and when once a relationship has ended or fixing a science project you did at the last minute five minutes before class. In the crochet world, loose ends are unattractive and most crocheters just wish t ...more

How To : Make an electromagnet at home

An electromagnet is a fun experiment. These cool tools are easy to make and can be done with things you find around your home. So, the next time you are looking for a fast and cheap science project that will impress your classmates, flip on this tutorial and give this one a tr ...more

How To : Understand an electronic weathervane

This simple weather instrument is an example of electronic instrumentation, it uses a swinging pendulum conductor and four LEDs to indicate wind direction. This simple, but sophisticated, device is suitable as a science fair project or as a project in the grades 6/7/8 technolo ...more

How To : Preserve tracks properly during your expedition

Whether it's research, a school project or term paper, going on an expedition, what have you, having to preserve animal tracks should be a part of your bag of tricks that you can do. But don't just grab some random plaster of paris and just start pouring. Check out this video ...more

How To : Laser tag graffiti

Laser Tag is using lasers and projectors to tag buildings with light! This is a joint project between Graffiti Research Lab and Make Magazine's Bre Pettis. Tag with lights. It's reversible and non-destructive.

How To : Dissect a sheep brain to compare to a human brain

This seven-part video tutorial will take you through the steps necessary to dissecting a sheep brain so we can learn and compare it to a human brain. You'll learn about the different kinds of memory in the brain, and that's not all. So, for this science anatomy of the brain di ...more

How To : Make an erupting volcano with soap

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an erupting volcano with soap. Begin by adding some vinegar into a flask/baker. Then add some soap into the vinegar and stir it by shaking the flask/baker. Users may choose to add some food coloring to make the mix look more li ...more

How To : Improve video search by parsing video & text

This is a Google Tech Talk from March, 26 2008. Timothee Cour - Research Scientist lectures. Movies and TV are a rich source of highly diverse and complex video of people, objects, actions and locales "in the wild". Harvesting automatically labeled sequences of actions from vi ...more

How To : Make a sundial

This video looks at some of the issues around constructing sundials. Included are step by step instructions for building a horizontal sundial and instructions for setting it up. This activity supports both science and math curriculums. A good project providing an opportunity t ...more

How To : Perform three cool science experiments

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to perform three cool science experiments with Dr. Lithium. Follow the vid and you'll now have more than one example of an investigatory project! These three experiments were too small to make into their own videos, so t ...more

How To : Do science projects with children

Expert homemaker and educator Karen Weisman teaches how to do fun science projects for children right at home. She teaches how to make ooze, foam, film canister rockets, flubber, virtual vomit, melting witches, rubber bones, and how to do water magic. Also, Karen explains the ...more

How To : Make Hard Soap with Guava Leaf Extract & Lavender

In our personal experience, the hardest part about a science investigatory project is simply coming up with a good idea. And we suggest that for your investigatory project you find a topic that's both novel and useful. Check out this science tutorial to learn how to make a ba ...more

How To : Craft a diorama out of a shoebox

A diorama is an attractive craft to present a school science project or book report. You'll need some boxes, paint, glue, and a few small figurines. Pick a theme, and use these tips so your kids can make an A+ project!

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