Blowing Wind

Have you ever noticed what a windy month March is?  Perfect for flying kites, and perfect for trying out a weather vane.  Make your own weather vane and then make some weather observations.   Materials – Drinking straw (use a straight...
An Apple A Day

An Apple A Day

Fall or autumn is full of apples – an apple for the teacher, apple picking, apple cider, etc. Have you ever wondered why apples turn brown when you cut them up or take a bite and then let them sit for a while?  Do all apples do this?  Is...
Hatching Sharks

Hatching Sharks

In our last blog we featured the picture here as a hint about what is coming to the Lab – were you able to guess what it is?  If not, here’s a hint: what you’re seeing is actually an egg case.  The dark round spot in the photo is a yolk sac and...