Posts Categorized: Science Fun Facts

Science Facts About MOM

We all know that women go through a lot when they become mothers but do we fully know the extent to which women change during pregnancy? For instance did you know a moms brain alters during the pregnancy process. 3 Interesting Facts About Moms: There’s a reason she’s OCD A study done by researchers at Northwestern… Read more »

5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CINCO DE MAYO

Many people think that Cinco de Mayo or May 5th is Mexico’s Independence Day but it actually isn’t! May 5th celebrates the day the Mexican Army defeated French Forces at the battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war in 1862. Mexico celebrates their Independence on September 16th with parades, food and parties. 5 THINGS YOU… Read more »

MARCH FOR SCIENCE April 14th

What started as a series of rallies has turned into a movement. More than 200 satellite events around the world are scheduled to participate in this years march, from Washington D.C. to Nigeria.   “The march itself, we hope, is going to encourage politicians and people watching to understand that people really do care about… Read more »

In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

What comes to mind when you think of Ireland? For me it’s beer, shamrocks and leprechauns! The Irish have also contributed numerous important inventions and discoveries to the world.   Here are 6 Things You Never Knew Came From Irish Inventors:   MODERN CHEMISTRY The year: 1661 Inventor: Robert Boyle From: Lismore, County Waterford, Republic… Read more »

3 Ways Daylight Saving

This Sunday, March 11th 2018 marks the 100th year that most of the United States has participated in Daylight Saving Time. On March 9th, 1918, congress enacted the very first daylight saving law. Now that 100 years have passed research has found that science does not back up the traditional justifications for Daylight Saving Time…. Read more »

The Most Pro-Science Presidents In American History

In honor of Presidents Day this Monday, February 19th here are 5 of the most science friendly presidents in U.S. history.   1. Thomas Jefferson- • Spoke five languages and had a keen interest in science (especially archaeology), engineering. • Jefferson invented a clock that was powered by the Earth’s gravitational pull on cannonballs. •… Read more »

_Aroma Chemistry_Why Does Bacon Smell So Good

Nothing gets a person’s mouthwatering more that the smell of bacon cooking.  Have you ever wondered what it is about bacon that sends everyone taste buds into a frenzy? There is actually a science behind the aroma of frying bacon. When you fry bacon it undergoes something called the Maillard Reaction, which is what causes… Read more »

DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ICE AND SNOW_

Just because Ice and Snow are both solid forms of water, doesn’t make them the same. Here is the difference between them: WHAT IS SNOW? Snow is the word for precipitation that falls as frozen water. A snowflake is made up of many tiny ice crystals stuck together, like raindrops, snowflakes begin as water vapour… Read more »

Christmas Science_ 8 Interesting Facts About Reindeer

Thanks to songs like Rudolph the Red-noise Reindeer, these fascinating creatures are synonymous with Christmas. How much do you actually know about reindeer? HERE ARE 8 INTERESTING FACTS YOU AND YOUR KINDS WILL BE DELIGHTED TO KNOW: Reindeer live in very large packs of sometimes thousands in the Arctic Forests. Reindeer’s have a very thick… Read more »