DIY

Using Rap Music to Help Students Learn Critical Science Topics!

I don't know about you, but I have always had a hard time learning science topics. Many of them are extremely abstract, and theoretical,...
DIY

Using Rap Music to Help Students Learn Critical Science Topics!

I don't know about you, but I have always had a hard time learning science topics. Many of them are extremely abstract, and theoretical,...

How to breathe FIRE! (Don’t Try This At Home!)

If you clicked on this link, you may be, like me, a bit of a pyromaniac. Unfortunately for us, playing with fire is quite...

Behind the Baking: Leavening

Introduction Welcome to the second installment of my Baking Science series! This time, I'm putting a variety of leavening agents to the test to see...

LaTeX: A Typesetting Guide

As an aspiring scientist, I look to encourage as many people as possible to read what knowledge I can share. Technology has made that...
DIY
Michael Evans

Chemistry at Home: Exploring the MEL Chemistry Kit

MEL Science is on a mission to make mail-order chemistry kits for kids big again. They'll deliver two sets per month right to your...
Jennifer Leavey

Microbes You Can Eat Vol. 1: Kombucha and Jun Tea

If you’ve browsed the refrigerated section of your local natural foods store lately, you probably noticed a big case full of kombucha where the...
Gordon Waller

Berkeley grads grow mushrooms for cash – legally!

Imagine you are in your last semester at college. You’ve done well academically, studied business, and you have a job offer lined up....
Katelyn Sturdivant

Daring Descent: Having Fun with Friction

I've always enjoyed having fun outdoors, and recently I've started to branch out of my usual "going for a walk in the park" comfort...
Andrew St. James

A Scientist’s Perspective on Why Pie is Yummy and Delicious and...

It is an indisputable fact that I am deeply, irreversibly, head-over-heels in love with pie. Apple. Pumpkin. Blueberry. Banana Cream. You name it, I’ll...
Jennifer Leavey

Creepy costumes: radioactive Madame Curie

This year for Halloween, why not celebrate Marie Curie, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?  The good news (for you, not for...