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Popular Science Projects
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Fall Leaf Science Projects
Collect leaves and learn all the colors in leaves—not just the ones you see!
Leaf Chromatography Experiment
Leaves contain different pigments, which give them their color. Green chlorophyll is the most common...
Physics & Engineering Projects
Fireworks Glasses Science Project
Take your next fireworks or light show to the next level with DIY fireworks (or rainbow) glasses made from diffraction grating.
Candy Chromatography Project + Video
Discover the colors behind the colors of popular candies with a Candy Chromatography Science Project....
How to Plan a Summer Science Camp
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: After teaching a summer science camp for the past four years in...
50 Super Summer Science Projects
School’s out! Now what? Make it the best summer yet with these 50 simple science...
Pumpkin Petri Dishes
Ever wonder what to do with that left over pumpkin from Halloween or the pumpkin you bought for decorative purposes? How about turning it into a science project?