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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...

A Visit to Isaac Newton's Home
A Visit to Isaac Newton's Home

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products A Visit to Isaac Newton's Home When I visited England this summer, I had the opportunity to walk in Isaac Newton's...

Top 10 Demonstrations with Tuning Forks
Top 10 Demonstrations with Tuning Forks

Click here to subscribe to our CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when the next blog is released. Featured Products Top 10 Demonstrations with Tuning Forks  I have been using tuning forks in my classroom for 10 years, and in each...

Top 10  Demonstrations with the Plasma Globe
Top 10 Demonstrations with the Plasma Globe

Click here to subscribe to our CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when the next blog is released. Featured Products Top 10 Demonstrations with the Plasma Globe  The plasma ball is an engaging and safe tool for studying high voltages and...

Playing in Galileo's Lab
Playing in Galileo's Lab

As I was watching a kayak quietly slip under the Ponte Vecchio in the morning light, I was thinking what it must have been like for Galileo Galilei while living and teaching in Florence, Italy, looking down every day at...

Energy is Energy is Energy!
Energy is Energy is Energy!

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Think back to when you were a little kid playing one of your most enjoyable family games on Saturday night. It...

Fresh Ideas for Your Relative Speed Discussions
Fresh Ideas for Your Relative Speed Discussions

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Fresh Ideas for Your Relative Speed Discussions Whether we realize it or not, all velocity/speed measurements are made relative to some...

Electricity, Wavelength, and Energy
Electricity, Wavelength, and Energy

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Electricity, Wavelength, and Energy Looking for a Hands-On Activity to Excite your Students about Learning Electricity? In this issue of CoolStuff...

Renewable Energy: Fuel Cell Technology
Renewable Energy: Fuel Cell Technology

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Global warming is a hot topic. Scientists tell us that our hunger for energy may be heating up the planet, but we remain...

Introducing Energy with the Learning Cycle
Introducing Energy with the Learning Cycle

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Learning Cycle is an approach to science instruction developed by Atkin and Karplus in 1962.This approach puts the phenomena first. Names and numbers...