Little Shop of Physics Care Package

Rams take care of Rams! At the Little Shop of Physics, we believe you learn science by doing science. Science is something that can be done with everyday materials. In your Little Shop of Physics Care Package you received rainbow glasses, refrigerator magnets, and a bracelet. Below are some suggestions on things to try with [...]

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Ask A Scientist a Question: Senses in the 4th Dimension

This week Heather talks with Brian Jones to answer questions from an 8th grade student at Lesher Middle School in Fort Collins, CO about sense in the 4th dimension! Senses in the 4th Dimension

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Science Art Connection

What is the Science Art Connection? We were inspired by the Art of Science entries. The contest winners particularly demonstrated creativity in connecting art to science. We would like you to share a fun science concept or phenomenon using art. Each week on Monday we will post a science theme and some art examples. Your original [...]

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CNS Little Shop of Physics with B2Gold in Namibia, January 2020

In January, 2020, the CNS Little Shop of Physics team—funded by, and in partnership with B2Gold Namibia—took 1000 pounds of equipment to the south of Namibia for an 8-day workshop with 35 teachers. It was great to work with fellow educators on such fun activities! We will be back. CNS Little Shop of Physics with [...]

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Lakota Summer Science Virtual Institute 2020

Welcome students in the Lakota Summer Science Virtual Institute 2020 presented by Generations Indigenous Ways!  Little Shop of Physics will be hosting a few sessions, where we share and learn about science. We have a wide variety of hands-on materials to explore our world. This page is a place where you can learn more about the [...]

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Flash Science: Colorful Concoctions

Here’s a fun one to try at home: Brightly colored teas and juices often undergo cool color changes when you add vinegar or baking soda. It’s some fun, colorful, kitchen chemistry that anyone can try! Colorful Concoctions

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Now You Know: Why I Wear a Mask

Brenna uses some window cleaner—which makes a cool reaction with goldenrod paper—to show how wearing a mask limits the spread of droplets containing virus particles. The mask isn’t so much to protect you, but to protect others from you, in case you are affected.

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