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

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...

Patiently Waiting for Christmas

We're only a week and so many days away from tearing open all those Christmas presents. And Najwa has been hovering near the...

Getting COVID Tested

After our trip to Arizona to visit grandpa, we set out to get tested for coronavirus. Four separate flights; three different airports, which...

Learning About Queens of Egypt with Archaeology Club

For this weekend's Archaeology Club we went to the National Geographic Museum where there's an exhibit on the queens of Egypt. In school you...

Spending the Day in the Virginia Beach Sand and Sun

Fortunately all the rooms at the Belvedere were ocean-facing. Not only for the view of the beach and ocean but the sunrise. We may be...

Najwa Wins Mathematics, Principal Cabinet Award

Najwa Wins Mathematics, Principal Cabinet Award

Foil Etching

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