Edible Slime | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Want to gobble some ooey-gooey slime? Get your grub on with this gak recipe that you can eat!

Slime is a staple of Halloween, chemistry, and science, in general. What could be better than stretching a glob of goo between your hands or letting it run between your fingers? Well, if you’re like us, you want to be able to eat it. With this Edible Slime recipe, that’s exactly what you can do. What are you waiting for? Mix up a batch of your own.

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In the search for life beyond Earth, moons may be the best candidates | CBC News

We only know of one planet in our universe that harbours life: Earth. So it’s logical that humanity has focused its search for life beyond our world on planetary bodies. But a new study suggests that we may be leaving out a larger chunk of the cosmos: moons. Continue reading

2019 International Year of the Periodic Table Timeline of Elements | University of Waterloo Chemistry

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111 million tonnes of plastic waste will have nowhere to go by 2030 due to Chinese import ban: study | CBC News

Earlier this year, China stopped taking much of the world’s recyclable plastic waste. Now a new study suggests that by the year 2030, an estimated 111 million tonnes of plastic waste will be “displaced” as a result of the policy.

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When is water safe to drink? – TED-Ed by Mia Nacamulli

Water is refreshing, hydrating, and invaluable to your survival. But clean water remains a precious and often scarce commodity – there are nearly 800 million people who still don’t have regular access to it. Why is that? And how can you tell whether the water you have access to — whether from a tap or otherwise — is drinkable? Mia Nacamulli examines water contamination and treatment. Continue reading