What is a microorganism?

4th May, 2012 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Introduction If you can only see a living thing with a microscope, that means it is a microorganism. These are found everywhere. Some of them, like yeast are helpful. And some of them are harmful and disease causing, like bacteria. It is important to know how to avoid spreading the bad ones! What are microorganisms? » Read More

The life cycle of a plant

11th November, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Learn about the life cycle of a plant and enjoy the interactive flower dissection activity that will help you find out more about the flower petals, sepals, carpel, nectaries, receptacle and stamens. Experiment with the different parts of a flower, sort them into the correct categories, label them and learn useful information. Did you know » Read More

Experiment with Heat Transfer

10th May, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 1 Comment

Learn about heat transfer and how to keep things warm by testing the characteristics of different materials with this fun activity for kids. Some materials are good thermal conductors, easily letting heat pass through them, while others are good thermal insulators, not easily letting heat pass through them. Conduct experiments and watch how the temperature » Read More