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Behind the Scenes with Light and Color: 10 Great Demos
Behind the Scenes with Light and Color: 10 Great Demos

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Behind the Scenes with Light and Color Introduction Light and Spectrum is a common topic among all of the sciences. You...

Recreate Physics History: Build a Voltaic Pile
Recreate Physics History: Build a Voltaic Pile

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Recreate Physics History: Build a Voltaic Pile In the late 1700s, Italian scientist Luigi Galvani stumbled across one of the most...

Exploring Matter: Chemistry Demonstrations
Exploring Matter: Chemistry Demonstrations

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Exploring Matter: Chemistry Demonstrations In this issue of CoolStuff, we'll once again welcome guest author Patty Carlson. At New Trier High...

Chemistry: Gas Laws Smorgasborg
Chemistry: Gas Laws Smorgasborg

Click here to subscribe to our CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when the next blog is released. The activities that follow represent the exploratory phase of the learning cycle approach. These activities introduce students to the behavior of gases in...

Hands On Science Activities Part 3
Hands On Science Activities Part 3

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Pop-can calorimeter Take an empty can. It needs to still have its ring. Fill the can about 1/3 full with water. Pull the...