Science Buddies

All Stories by Science Buddies

  1. Chemistry

    Experiment: Test the effect of temperature on reaction time

    Alka-Seltzer tablets fizzle furiously when dropped into water. Can you make Alka-Seltzer fizz faster or more loudly by changing the water’s temperature?

  2. Chemistry

    Experiment: Keep your candy cool with the power of evaporation!

    In this science project, use the energy produced when water evaporates to cool down chocolate-covered candy so it doesn't melt.

  3. Genetics

    Experiment: Are fingerprint patterns inherited?

    Let’s investigate whether fingerprint patterns are created randomly or whether they are influenced by genetics.

  4. Archaeology

    Minding your mummies: The science of mummification

    In this science project, you will learn about the rituals and science of mummification by mummifying a hot dog.

  5. Physics

    Does the size of a parachute matter?

    How does a parachute work? Do bigger parachutes work better than smaller parachutes? Find out in this science project whether the size of the parachute matters.

  6. Physics

    How salty does the sea have to be for an egg to float?

    Some objects float on top of the ocean, and other objects sink to the bottom. Why? Try this eggs-periment to find out!