All About Prisms, Light, and Color!

Color is all around us. Everywhere we look, our brains process millions of colors almost automatically. But what actually is color? To answer this question, we first have to investigate a broader question: what is white light? In the late 17th century, Isaac Newton sought to uncover the relationship between light and color. Around thisContinue reading “All About Prisms, Light, and Color!”

Leonardo da Vinci’s Self-Sustaining Bridge

HOW TO CONSTRUCT: We decided to test how much this bridge could hold. The video below shows us stacking various objects on top. We were able to balance 11.5 pounds worth of materials before the structure toppled– so roughly 0.04 pounds worth of pencils supported more than 11 pounds! This means that the pencils, whenContinue reading “Leonardo da Vinci’s Self-Sustaining Bridge”

Vinegar and Baking Soda

Applications of the Vinegar and Baking Soda Chemical Reaction Get to know the basics of this fun and easy chemical reaction at home through hands-on experiments and labs! For this lesson, we will be investigating how vinegar and baking soda react when mixed together.  Do you have any predictions? Watch the following video to seeContinue reading “Vinegar and Baking Soda”