We have posted experiments on these pages involving connecting cell batteries in series. These demonstrate how electricity flows like water in pipes when connectivity is good.
Yesterday we wrote about hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells. We imagined how they might turn the energy world around
‘Science’ is a systematic approach for establishing, and testing knowledge about the universal world around us.
We recently learned about the Ontario EcoSchool certification program which awards environmentally-friendly schools for their efforts in conserving our planet. We think it’s a great program and have written a post about it titled: Ontario Eco-School Program. However, while being EcoSchool certified can be encouraging and great, is it making a difference in schools? Or […]
Not so long ago we wrote about using magnets, a battery, and copper wire to make a simple train. Today we are going to explain how to turn a battery into a roller toy.
If you are remotely interested in the environment and you know, saving it, you will also be interested in the Ontario EcoSchool certification program! Essentially, it is a program that celebrates the Eco-Successes of Ontarian schools through its different programs. The highest level of certification is the Platinum Certificate! The Leamington District Secondary School of […]
Ontario EcoSchool Program: What is it? The EcoSchool certification program was set up by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in 2002 then in 2005, it joined with York University and the Toronto & Region Conservation Authority where it expanded province-wide. The program’s main goal is to encourage action and environmental awareness among the youth […]
To make a simple electric train not as complicated as the picture, and have endless fun with friends you need three simple things.
We’d love to think that every school has sufficient funds and that every classroom is being provided with the best equipment to teach. However, that is simply not reality. Especially not for the thousands of public schools in the United States which generally get less funding as students don’t pay for admission. With Donors Choose […]
Grownups sometimes seem to make things more complicated than they need to be. Like using photovoltaic cells to capture sunlight, and turn this into electricity.