Topic: Question Power

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Check out how a textile loom from the 1800s has something in common with your laptop! Years and years of work by several individuals help bridge the gap between these distant relatives!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The race for the most efficient way to power our planet is happening right now. There are many options ranging from wind to nuclear to hydro power. Sometimes science has to turn to nature for inspiration, after all trees have been using solar energy to survive for millions upon millions of years...

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Transportation has been a huge part of humanity. Initially we moved out of Africa and into all corners of the world, then we started to connect locations better by taming animals, building ships, trains, cars, planes, and we’ve even been to the moon! So, it’s no surprise that...

Friday, August 2, 2013

Science and technology have been leading the way for massive changes throughout human history. We are healthier and more connected to each other than ever thanks to the many individuals working in the science industries. So,how about our meals? Can we more efficiently feed the...

Monday, July 1, 2013

For a long time humanity has employed animals to assist us in living a bit more comfortably. We’re familiar with the use of cows, horses, and dogs, but what about cockroaches?  Throughout human history animals have played an important role in our technological progress. For...

Friday, June 21, 2013

Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of using nonrenewable vs renewable energy resources. Design and construct your own ecofriendly creation!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Idea Factory
Design a structure that can protect an egg from a two-story drop, while exploring kinetic and potential energy as well as energy transfer.
Topics Covered: Question Power

Monday, April 22, 2013

Tired of opening bottles the old fashioned way? Say goodbye to busted teeth and those awkward stares from strangers by making your own recycled bike chain bottle opener!!  For this project you'll need an old bike chain, a bike chain cutter, a bike chain link set, and your favorite...

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