Help Kids Learn by Turning Science Into Magic

I'll confess this without blushing: I'm an artsy mom. Ask me what a poem means and I'm like a dog with a bone. But when it comes to answering those big, science-related questions that all kids ask - Why is the moon out during the day? Why do dogs lik...

Wild colors in the name of science

I stumbled across this video of a pretty nifty experiment that's easy to do, is dirt cheap -- you probably have most, if not all, of the ingredients already -- and will totally amaze and wow your kids. Yes, even your jaded teenagers. Simply fill a de...

Farewell, Mr. Wizard

Before there was Bill Nye the Science Guy, there was Mr. Wizard. Don Hebert introduced millions of young kids to the wonders of science during the 1950's and 1960's, and then again, apparently, during the 1980's on Nickelodeon. Whether you remember t...


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