Should We “Dilute the Kool-Aid” When Answering Kids’ Science Questions?

GeekMom Patricia has a term for watering down answers to kids' "Why" questions: Diluting the Kool-Aid.

Experiment With Fun With the Spangler Science Club

The new Spangler Science Club subscription kits deliver kid-friendly experiments to your doorstep every month.

Happy Birthday, Stephen Hawking!

I just wanted to take a moment to wish Stephen Hawking, one of the people who inspired me to study physics and astronomy, a very happy birthday!

Beautiful Dendrites: Snowflake Science

If you're dealing with this current Arctic cold blast in the upper Midwest, GeekMom Patricia will tell you about the gorgeous snowflakes can form in these temperatures.

Geek-twisting Holiday Songs

Oh, who wants the same old boring lyrics to our holiday favorite tunes? Add a geeky twist!

GeekMom Mel Chats With Kyle Hill, Science Editor of Nerdist

I don't know about you, but there is nothing I love more than to read about science that's presented in an entertaining and digestible way, especially when it pertains to topics I geek out about anyway, like comics ...

Science Literacy: Statistics Shmatistics

Reading GeekMom will make your day 39% happier, your children 50% smarter, and the world 100% better. Hmm...maybe learning about statistics would help.

Extract Fruit DNA at Home

Learn how to extract fruit DNA at home!

Today’s Total Lunar Eclipse in Pictures

Check out the pictures GeekMom Maryann took of the total lunar eclipse this morning!

Sequenced Caffeine Genome Reveals Evolutionary Advantages

The newly sequenced Coffea canephora (robusta coffee) genome reveals more tricks up caffeine's sleeve.