Mad Scientist Halloween Tablescape on a Budget

GeekMom Maryann shows you how to use neon paint to create a glowing Mad Scientist tablescape.

Get Creative! Win Money! Inspire Science!

Write a science-fiction story or comic, or create a new chemistry set. New competitions award your creativity and love of science!

<cite>Scrabble</cite> Meets the Periodic Table in <cite>Elemensus</cite>

Hands up, who has ever tried to make words from the elements on the periodic table? It's a game that most people who have ever spent time in a science lab have played at some point, and Elemensus has evolved the ...

Blue to Pink: The Magic Chemistry of Violet Flower Tea

Make violet flower tea, which is blue. Add lemon juice and it turns pink! Why? My daughter made me this beautiful and magical drink for Mother's Day, but then her chemistry teacher made her figure out why the color ...

School, like most of everyday life, is at times boring and occasionally a waste of time. We can place blame for that squarely upon the education system and teachers, or share it with parents if we’d like to ...

Carnival of Chemistry

I love living in a university town! My kids get a lot of great chances for supplemental learning because of where we live, and this November was no exception, with our annual Carnival of Chemistry. The Kansas ...