Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Go out and observe something interesting! Submit your in-depth observations with the hashtag #ObserveEverything.
Use two play dough recipes to create "squishy circuits" and explore electricity.
Add some pizzazz to your favorite clothing and accessories using some wire, tape, a battery, and an LED.
In this activity from Science Buddies, you will experiment with how a kite's tail affects how it flies.
Watch an interview with a couple who built a home from shipping containers. Then, design and construct a scale model of a unique shipping container home using printed templates, and estimate the cost of flooring and paint based on model dimensions.
In this activity, students will discuss the differences between the Bear Creek Wind Park and Bergey Windpower turbines. Students will learn the basic parts of a wind turbine and then build their own model wind turbine out of recyclable materials. Students...
In this activity, students will learn how an electromagnet works by making a simple one. Using this knowledge, students will design a diagram to make a working speaker using household materials. Then students will follow instructions on one method of ma...
Buildings that are called “green” or “environmentally sustainable” are designed to use energy as efficiently as possible. In Missouri, Washington University’s Tyson Living Learning Center achieves sustainability by incorporating green technologies in diff...
In this activity, students will perform several experiments, using simple materials to explore the properties of reflection and refraction and how they work in telescopes.