5 Ways you can learn about science and have fun during the summer

We have always called summer the fun season and in the past, we called science the boring subject. But then we had a crazy summer filled with science-learning fun. And now we know that you can mix science with summer and have a blast! Since summer has officially started, we wanted to share with you all five ways you can learn about science and still have fun this summer. Let's dig … [Read more...]

Edible glaciers and 2 other Arctic science activities you can do this summer

Around this time of year, the Prez and I like to hold our annual Arctic Blast Extravaganza!! We turn the lab into a winter wonderland and share a few of our favorite arctic science activities! It is the middle of summer and you are no doubt dying for a respite from the heat. And we figured that you just might want to join us in throwing the coolest party in town! So, this week we wanted to … [Read more...]

Silver Polish {A Summer Science Activity}

I know you are thinking - Uncle Cecil is crazy - silver polish can't possibly be a super fun summer science activity! But, I beg of you, give it a chance and you will be amazed! Now, I will be the first to admit that I am not the best at cleaning house. My mind is so full of ideas that it can't hold extraneous details like that. But every year or so I remember about Great-granny Gertrude's … [Read more...]

How to make a bioplastic in your kitchen

Our summer science fun continues! Today the Prez and I are going to share with you how to make a simple bioplastic in your microwave!! What is a bioplastic you ask? It's a plasticky material made from biological chemicals - clear as muddy water? Now, we can't exactly make a completely hard bioplastic in our microwave. That would require a few more steps and processes that you probably don't … [Read more...]

How to Make a Habitat Diorama

Howdy Sassy-Sci peeps! Today, the Prez and I are inviting you all into our lab to explore how to make a habitat diorama! This summer my niece and nephew, Train and Blaisey, have asked me to share a series - The Summer of Super Science Fun! Last year, the fabulous Summer Beach got the privilege of sharing with you all. It was supertastic! But I promise that Linc Dog and I won't … [Read more...]

48 More Summer Science Activities for you to enjoy!

Ulysses and I have shared with you all three of our favorite projects for summer! Just in case you missed them, here they are: How to Grow Herbs from Cuttings The Edible Cell Calzone How to Grow a Butterfly But the summer science fun doesn't need to stop there! We have combed the internet looking for super fun science activities that you can do with your kids this summer. The … [Read more...]