Seed Science

For many of us taught in traditional schooling, science "lab" was about following directions and if you didn't get the correct result, you were wrong. That is a great way to kill anyone's curiosity or love of true ...

<em>FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman</em> Returns in New Book Series

Animated canine host Ruff Ruffman is making a return this year in the pages of new books from Candlewick Press.

STEM Science Stations Float Kids’ Boats

Kids can get their hands wet in STEM exploring the activities in Lakeshore Learning's Sink or Float STEM Science Station.

Water Fun: Experiments for Mini Scientists

GeekMom Helen explores water science with her own mini scientist, using Lisa Burke's Water Fun book.

We know the wrong way to create the reaction nicknamed "Elephant Toothpaste."

Hands-Free Is Just As Bad! Distracted While Driving

Science News featured a story on why science is constantly showing that talking on a phone (texting, holding, or hands-free) while driving is dangerous, and why the average person doesn't want to hear it.

Bubble Science: Making the Most of Your Suds

Whip up a batch of homemade bubble solution and start blowing!

Chemistry and Cupcakes

Baking can teach you a lot of things. Following directions, measuring, fractions, and even chemistry. This is a simple experiment using a basic cake/cupcake recipe that I’ve cut in half for smaller batches. ...

I don’t think there’s anyone out there that hasn’t imagined themselves a mad scientist at least once. For me, it was every time they made me wear those crazy goggles in science class while I ...

Kari Byron, Mythbuster Mom: How Do You Get Kids Interested in Science?

GeekMom is thrilled to bring our readers another column by Kari Byron, the female face on the hit Discovery Channel show MythBusters and host of the Science Channel’s new Head Rush. Kari sends us regular ...