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How to Determine Tree Age and Really Why it Matters

How to Determine Tree Age and Really Why it Matters

To determine tree age you can use a few methods.  One is simple enough to do as a science activity with kids.  Tree aging can provide a wealth of information.  Examining tree rings can not only age a tree but also provide a lot of interesting historical and climate information.

How to Make Chemistry Amazing by Making Ice Cream

How to Make Chemistry Amazing by Making Ice Cream

Inside:  Making ice cream is a cool, interactive way to teach chemistry. It makes a perfect science activity for either home school or classroom instruction. Better yet, you end up with yummy, healthier ice cream along with learning some applied chemistry....

Teresa Coppens

Teresa Coppens

Hi, I'm Teresa Coppens, science geek, book nerd, educator, coffee lovin' mom with a coconut aversion. I am passionate about the weird and unusual. Here in my cabinet of science curiosities get your science geek on. Grab a cup of your favorite brew, get comfortable at Science Alcove and learn to love your inner science geek!

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