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  • What is Solar Energy ?

    What is Solar Energy ?

    Solar (in Latin, solar means sun) powered gadgets like solar cookers and dryers, solar water heaters, solar cell phone chargers, solar calculators and solar emergency lights etc. are very popular nowadays. Do you know there are gadgets such as solar air conditioners and solar chimneys too? In fact there are full solar power plants too.

  • How do magnets work ?

    How do magnets work ?

    Magic or Magnetism Magnets are incredible. Some can hold up trains. Others help to store all the files on your computer’s hard disk. And some just stick notes and photos to your fridge. If you don’t know how magnets work, their abilities seem nothing short of magical! However, in this article we’ll reveal the science

  • Why Are Man hole Covers Round ?

    Why Are Man hole Covers Round ?

    This may seem like a pretty strange question in general, but imagine coming across it on a test or an interview! You’re under pressure, trying your hardest to think and prove your intelligence, and then this is the next question you have to deal with – “Why are manhole covers round?”! What would you do?

  • What temperature does water boil?

    What temperature does water boil?

    While making (or watching someone make) coffee or tea or cooking rice or boiling eggs, you must have seen water boiling. What happens when water boils? It bubbles and turns into steam which then rises from the surface of boiling water and disappears into air. If you keep on heating the water, ultimately your boiling

  • Why does ice float?

    Why does ice float?

    Water is something we can’t get away from. It’s in our bodies, in our environment, in our weather, and in our drinks. It’s hands down the most familiar liquid that most of us know, and we also see it in solid form (ice) and feel the effects of its gas form (water vapour or steam)

  • What is the speed of light?

    What is the speed of light?

    The definition of the speed of light is an important question in physics and one which has only been considered for the past thousand years or so. Ancient philosophers believed that light existed as a type of substance, and that it simply was or was not in a place, but did not move. However, more

  • All you need to know about metric conversion

    All you need to know about metric conversion

    If you’ve ever been frazzled trying to think about how to convert American or Imperial measurements into metric, you’re not alone. In 1999, some of the brightest people in the world working at NASA managed to crash the Mars Climate Orbiter into the red planet, all because of confusion between traditional units and metric. Well,

  • Cooking up Chemistry in the Kitchen!

    Cooking up Chemistry in the Kitchen!

    Hey kids, when most people hear the word “chemistry”, they think of creepy laboratories with bubbling beakers of toxic goo. But chemistry can happen any time two different things react together to make something new, and there are fun science experiments that you can do right in your kitchen! Experiment 1: Magic Mud All you

  • Playing with Electricity: Fun Experiments to do at Home

    Playing with Electricity: Fun Experiments to do at Home

    Everyone knows it’s dangerous to play with electricity. If a strong enough electrical current runs through your body, it can overpower the electrical messages your body sends to your brain, or even stop your heart! Fortunately, kids science has some easy elementary science experiments you can do that are safe to try at home. Experiment