21 Ideas for the 21st Century
Business Week magazine is offering 21 doors to the future and invites
you to explore . As humans, we're tempted to embrace a likely scenario
and stick to it. But in these volatile times, the smart idea is to
pursue multiple paths and not be afraid to change direction. Can you
solve the problem?
Edheads helps students learn through educational games and activities
designed to meet state and national standards. We partner with various
school systems in the United States, which help us research, design and
test our activities every step of the way!
State Science Fair
Getting Started with Your Science Fair Project.
What is creativity? For starters, to be creative, you do not have to be
a math or a science wiz. All you need is an inquisitive mind and a very
vivid imagination. Your online source for information and advice for
inventors of all ages.Special section for Kid Inventors.
While listening to lessons on Electrochemistry, many students may wonder
why it was ever invented, if it was really ever necessary to invent it
and if the world would be better off without it. With the small
experiments that follow, we hope to make peace between these students
and the study of Electrochemistry. These fun and simple experiments can
teach the fundamental concepts of Electrochemistry without asking much
of the student.
Archive at The Mad Scientist
Herein lie a series of experiments demonstrating concepts in different
branches of science. Some may be eaten before, during or after the
experiment, and some definitely should not be eaten at all.
This collection of experiments will add joy to your science experience.
Share the fun of scientific experimentation with friends or family
members. Safety comes first. Be sure to follow each instruction
|How Stuff Works
Want an idea how it works before you try to make one. Then check out this site,
entertaining and informative in depth articles about things you use everyday.
|The How To Do A Science Fair
Do you need to do a science fair project? This list of
web sites provides the basic materials to do just that.
The IERG is a part of the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser
University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. They are exploring ways
in which the imagination can be included in all educational experiences.
Their website includes sample imaginative unit and lesson plans for
This is a series of experiments about simple machines: levers, wheels
and inclined planes. This unit was designed for use in the third grade.
Power Play is an interactive activity that helps users learn about
harnessing energy from different power sources. To build the machine,
users should click on one of the parts in the bottom screen and then
drag it into the upper screen. Each machine requires three pieces. Once
the machine works, users can click "Next" to go on to the next
|Science Fairs: General Resources
A listing of Web sites to assist in Science Projects, presented by Exploratorium Learning
An extensive collection of links to project ideas, as
well as helpful tips and suggestions for doing your project.
The Science Talent Search (STS), is often considered the "Nobel Prize" science
competition for U.S. high school seniors, is being sponsored by Intel Corporation and
Science Service a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that has for the past
75 years promoted public understanding and appreciation of science through publications,
outreach programs and science education programs.
|The Society for Amateur Scientist's
Dr. Shawn Carlson, writes Scientific American
magazine's "The Amateur Scientist" column. (As of the November, 1995 issue.)
Scientific American limits its columns to just 1200 words. Since it is impossible to fully
detail any novel scientific project in such constrained space, SAS and Scientific American
now provide additional details about each project on-line.
T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. is a series of experiments conducted during finals
week, 1995, at Rice University. The tests were designed to determine the
properties of that incredible food, the Twinkie. T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. stands
for Tests With Inorganic Noxious Kakes In Extreme Situations.
|The Ultimate Science Fair Resource
A collection of project and display hints, as well as a
collection of links such as are contained on this page