Science Experiments

Glowing Minerals

Add heat from solid fuel to marble and fluorite and this is what happens.

Foil Etching

When aluminum and copper sulfate come in contact, nothing happens. But then you add sodium chloride.

Egyptian Night: Burning Iron

Who knew that heated hot enough that iron interacts with the oxygen in the air and actually burns?

Metal Contest

When we think about metal, we think about a solid object. However, metal like everything else in the world, is made up of...

Invisible Ink and Flammable Iron

The theme for tonight's chemistry project was iron. When you think of iron, you think of a metal used to build strong and...

Getting The Fat and Protein Clots Out the Milk

When you think of milk, you think of a creamy liquid. For tonight's MEL Science experiment, Najwa was going to separate the liquid from...

Using Chromatography to Understand Marker Colors

You would think that a black marker has black ink. And a green marker has green ink. But do they? That...

Creating Oxyhydrogen from Water Then Igniting It

We had one of Najwa's friend over and decided to do a science experiment. The goal was to electrolyze water so that it...

What Happens When You Pour Milk Into Coke?

I was randomly looking for quick and easy science projects online and saw one that takes no time at all. Just pour milk...

Najwa’s First Scientific Study

Najwa participating in her first science experiment, as one of the subjects, as we prepare her for a life in STEM.

Random Day in the Life

Using Chromatography to Understand Marker Colors

You would think that a black marker has black ink. And a green marker has green ink. But do they? That...

Dad’s First TikTok: A Happy Najwa is a Happy Dad

Najwa started using a new app called TikTok. Apparently it's the next generation's version of SnapChat. And whenever she joins social media...

Who Says Cars Are For Boys?

There are so many stereotypes based on gender that it's not even funny. Unfortunately, there are too many that have an adverse impact...

Labor Day Cookout with Friends

Labor Day cookout with some friends before the arrival of our little girl.

The Dining Scene in Bucharest

I love to blog. I love to eat. But blogging about what I eat isn’t something I care to do. But while in Bucharest,...

Walking Around Lima

After the museum visit, we walked most of the way back to the hotel, to get an organic feel of what the city feels...

Finally Planting the Seed Ball from AAAS Family Science Day

A few months ago at the AAAS Family Science Day, Najwa visited a table where she made a seed ball. Basically, it's a...