Hearts, hair loss, DNA, Xrays, and the first movements of the universe – just another typical edition of SciNews. This eclectic collection of current science news stories is brought to you by STAOBlog.
Snowflakes are infinitely beautiful, but are they infinitely unique? Here’s all the science behind Earth’s favorite cold crystal. Continue reading
Implementing an issues-based framework to introduce scientific “units” is an effective approach to combining crucial aspects of the nature of science (NOS) with relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts and skills. Continue reading
A rusted iron ball bearing seems like it might be past its prime, as far as uses go. Thankfully, all you need to do is wrap one of the bearings in some aluminum foil. You’re almost ready to create a thermite reaction. BANG!
- Rusted, iron/steel ball bearings
- Aluminum foil
- Adult supervision
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