Engineer A ‘Filter Feeder’
Build and test a water filter inspired by marine filter feeding organisms.
Science Friday Home Science Highlights of 2014
Our best home experiments and maker projects from 2014.
Christmas Tree Combustion
A home holiday experiment that explores combustion using festive fuels such as fir, pine, spruce, and cedar.
Simulate Net Forces to Predict an Object’s Motion
Use a simulation from PhET Interactive Simulations to model force in a tugging competition and a pushed skateboard.
What Exactly IS a Comet?
Gather evidence from interviews with scientists about comets, then create a wordy illustration of comet characteristics.
Snotty Plots: How Do You Graph A Sneeze?
Simulate a sneeze with paint, then graphically determine where most of it lands.
Interns at National Labs Do Real Science
Brookhaven National Laboratory provides a glimpse into the culture of the U.S. Department of Energy’s summer undergraduate laboratory internship program.
Experience the Science Club’s #ObserveEverything project.
#ObserveEverything: Staff Picks, Week #3
A class keeps tabs on fruit decomposition, someone spies mystery in a lake, and a hiker sits down with an ant.
#ObserveEverything: Staff Picks, Week #2
A celestial event, citizen science, and a variety of natural wonders drew observations in week 2 of Science Friday’s Science Club.