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Harnessing the Sun's Rays for Cooking

Solar energy is a low-cost technology that can be used to heat homes, power ...

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Exploring the Preservative Qualities of Various Spices

For middle school students interested in microbiology, this is sure to be a ...

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How Does Tee Height Affect Driving Distance?

Any golfers out there? For those students interested in physics and sports, ...

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Are All Sugars The Same?

Ever wonder if table sugar is the same as sugars found in honey, fruits, etc...

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Do You Know About the Germs You're Carrying?

While many students have explored school bathrooms, doors, and other surfaces...

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Keeping Your Gadgets Going... with Solar Power!

Photo Source: adafruit.com In this age of technology, it seems as if everyo...

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Keeping Drinks Hot

Whether you're a coffee, tea, or cocoa drinker, if you plan to enjoy a hot be...

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Does Music Help You Study?

With the ability to access your favorite music almost everywhere, have you ev...

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All That Glows - Exploring Fluorescence

Photo Source: howstuffworks.com Black lights are not only neat, they can ac...

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Turn Up The Heat: Comparing the Flammability of Residential Siding Materials

Ever wonder about the fire rating of housing materials? After a wildfire near...

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Recycled Water - Does It Effect Plant Growth?

For students interested in botany, ecology, and recycling, this science fair ...

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Grafting Plants with Bubble Gum!

Photo Source: www.fruitsinfo.com Grafting is a technique that botanists hav...

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Engineering + Physiology - Building an Articulated Hand

Photo Source: www.instructables.com | rgraylint For students interested in...

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What Makes Ice Melt Fastest?

Photo © 2008 Matt Seppings, Flickr The Department of Transportation (DOT) i...

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Artificial Sweeteners Versus Cane Sugar - Which Do Ants Prefer?

Photo © 2008 Steven Depolo, Flickr To test whether ants prefer natural cane...

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Gender & The Stroop Effect

Photo Source: Eric H. Chudler, University of Washington Check out the pictu...

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Physical Activity & Academic Performance: Is There A Correlation?

Photo © 2006 Alberto G., Flickr Not only is exercise important for keeping ...

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Cell Phones & Driving

Photo © 2009 Lisa Padilla, Flickr Talking, texting, gaming, catching up wit...

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Music & Concentration

Photo © 2009 Karrie Nodalo, Flickr While listening to music as you complete...

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Can Tide GAIN All the Prize?

Photo © 2009 Flickr, Pixel Drip High school student, Dao Quan Lin, wondered...

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Dirty Mouth: Effect of Mouthwash on Bacteria

Photo © 2009 Flickr, Inha Leex Hale Mouthwash is commonly used to rid the m...

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Subliminal Messaging: Is It Effective?

Photo Source: buysubliminal.com There is a lot of controversy surrounding s...

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Google Earth: A Great Geography Tool

There are endless possibilities for using Google Earth in the classroom. Ame...

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