Celebrate by exploding a few kitchen fireworks this Fourth of July

Bang! Boom! Zwack! Fireworks! It's almost the Fourth of July - one of the Prez's and I's favorite holidays! Why you ask? The answer is simple; we love the fireworks!!! And today, we are going to share how you can make your very own fireworks and explode them right in your kitchen!! Fireworks in your Kitchen Before we get started, let's watch this video to learn a bit more … [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...]