The Fire Syringe - Starting a Fire with Air Compression

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The fire syringe is an excellent demonstration of what happens when you rapidly compress air. Nearly every gas heats up when compressed and the fire syringe is an exciting demonstration of that. This can make for an excellent physics or chemistry classroom demonstration. Topics covered in a fire syringe demonstration...

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5 Questions to Ask Before Picking a Science Fair Project

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Choosing a science fair project can be difficult. You should consider what you're studying in class, current events and your own personal interests when determining your science fair project topic. Once you come up with some ideas, it's time to narrow down your choices. If you think you have your...

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How Are Marbles Made?

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Marbles have been around for a very long time. They are one of the most favorite nostalgic toys. So many people can remember the simple joys of playing marbles as children. Marbles is a game that will continue to be around for a very long time. Mostly marbles are now...

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What Does STEM Stand For?

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There are so many jobs out there for those looking for jobs in the area of STEM. However, there are a lot of people that do not know what STEM stands for. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. If you are looking in to choosing an area to...

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