science

  1. Mom & Dad

    Memo to the media: Stop saying mothers don't get tech

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    When we imply that mothers don't understand technology, we hurt not only moms but also our daughters.
  2. Sex Facts & Studies

    Science proves that athletes are sexier

    A recent study showed that out of Tour de France finishers, the fastest ones were the most attractive.
  3. School & Education

    The plant life cycle

    Learning about a plant's life cycle is an important part of a child's science education. Here are some children's activities that...
  4. School Tips for Moms

    How do levers work?

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    Levers are used all over the place in our everyday life. But have you ever wondered just exactly how they work? Grab your favorite...
  5. School Tips for Moms

    How does a hovercraft work?

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    Talking about the concepts of airflow and friction might bore your kids to tears, so why not bring fun into the science classroom...
  6. School Tips for Moms

    How do antacids work?

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    A hands-on experiment that visually demonstrates a chemical process can be both fun and exciting for the budding scientist. One such...
  7. School Tips for Moms

    Grow your own crystals

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    Learn to grow your own crystals using this quick and easy method. After just a few hours, you can have cups and cups of beautiful...
  8. Vaccinations & Shots

    Scientists plan to deliberately infect people with the flu

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 200,000 people are hospitalized for the flu each year. In some...
  9. Children's School & Education

    Homeschool learning with LEGO

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    Approximately 19 billion LEGO pieces are produced each year, over 2 million are molded every hour, 36,000 every minute. LEGOs are a...
  10. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling: The science of cooking

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    You might not know it, but your kitchen is a science experiment waiting to happen. And I'm not talking about the tiny, unwelcome...
  11. School Age Kids

    Teach your child to love science

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    Oh no! The 6th-grade science fair is here. Not to worry — we've rounded up some of the best project ideas to get you started.
  12. Cooking Tips & Trends

    Recipes to experiment with gastronomy

    Foams and powders, gums and gels… these are the tools of the molecular gastronomist. Learn how to use them when you experiment with...
  13. Family Activities

    New York State Museum

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    Located in New York's capital city of Albany, the New York State Museum traces the history of the Empire State from both a nature...
  14. Family Activities

    National Geographic Museum in Washington DC

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    Here's a way to see faraway lands without ever living the Washington DC area! The National Geographic Museum offers countless...
  15. Family Activities

    Fabulous and free in St Louis

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    St Louis, Missouri, is a great family-friendly destination. Not only does the metropolitan area boast three professional sports...
  16. Family Activities

    Check out the kid-friendly University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

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    Whether your kids are fascinated with fossils, want to check out the local creatures features or to understand more about the area's...
  17. Family Activities

    Best California museums for families

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    Looking for a great museum to explore with the family? Here are some of our favorite California museums.
  18. Family Activities

    Biosphere 2: Earth experiments in the Arizona desert

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    While it's now less of a center of scientific discovery and more a curiosity -- the huge, man-made terrarium for people is still a...
  19. Family Activities

    All things Americana: A treasure trove at the Smithsonian

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    What better place to immerse oneself in Americana than in one of the many museums at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC?