This weekend it’s getting cold. Really cold. Temperatures around 0oF. And in my neck of the woods that does not happen very often. Besides picking up milk, bread and I also grabbed bottled soda, balloons, powdered hot chocolate mix, dish
This is the first in a series of posts featuring science activities for your Elf on the Shelf. You can see the whole series here. The Elf on the Shelf goes way back in my family. My Mom had an elf when
A friend recently commented that she had boxes of CDs to get rid of now that all of her music is stored on her phone and computer. This got me thinking – what could be done with these discs besides
This post is part of a series of static electricity activities. Check out the whole series! For a brief discussion of static electricity basics, check out the first post. Sticking one balloon on the wall is fun but what if we
This post is part of a series of static electricity activities. Check out the whole series! Cold and dry winter weather means chapped lips and dry skin for most folks. For a physicist, dry winter air means just one thing.