Flash Science: Wash Your Hands

One of the best weapons against the coronavirus (and other similar nasties)? Soap. This video shows how soap can disrupt a cell-like structure with an enclosing layer made of kerosene and plastic, just as soap disrupts the lipid bilayer that surrounds the coronavirus particles.

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Ask a Scientist a Question: Praying Mantis

This week Heather talks to Maia from the CSU Bug Zoo about the European Praying Mantis.

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Poudre School District Art of Science Contest

Thank you to all of the 6-12 Poudre School District students who entered our Art of Science Contest! Every entry was evaluated by our team of Colorado State University students and staff, and every entrant will receive detailed feedback. Additionally, 8 entries were awarded prizes and 4 students received honorable mentions (see below)! Congratulations to all of our [...]

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Flash Science: Index of Refraction

The Little Shop of Physics team is making more episodes of a series we called Flash Science—quick, simple experiments that anyone can do—with a twist: We’ll do them in the studio, and then we’ll join some folks at a distance to see how it works out in the world. In this installment, we see how [...]

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Everything You Need to Know: Colorado Science Standards

Looking for LSOP resources to engage your students with a specific science standard, either in the classroom or through remote instruction? This is your page! Read on for an index that matches our Everything You Need to Know About... content to Colorado middle and high school academic standards. Middle school standards This section of the [...]

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