A Variety of Science Experiments

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The importance of science experiments cannot be overstated in various walks of life.

Science Experiments

From major sciences such as physics and chemistry to more specialized ones like weather and ecology, all increase their realms through the incorporation of empirical data.

Today's problems have a strong connection with energy, weather, the atmosphere and the economy of the earth's resources. And through a better understanding of the foundations involved, we shall overcome them.

Science experiments help us to understand the surrounding world and acknowledge its problems and needs. This understanding leads to increased protection of our environment.

You can find science careers in universities, meteorological weather station locations, energy laboratories and research groups. Consultants use principles that we need to know in order to improve the quality of our life, earth and nature.

Science Experiments...where?

Speaking of laboratories, we have the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which focuses on energy problems. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is currently working on solar power technology in the southern part of United States of America.

They conduct experiments in hopes of increasing the nation's usage of solar power in place of older technologies. That would be a significant scientific achievement.

Here's a somewhat sad but humourous video of how little even first-world societies know about our planet. Enjoy:

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Got a great science project idea? Maybe you enjoyed one of these or found a successful one you enjoyed. Did it work? Was it something to do with weather?

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The Telegraph  
This was something we had to be creative about in school. I was in Junior High and had to build a telegraph. We created it out of wood, inserted a nail, …

Grow a Balloon 
The purpose of my science fair project was to demonstrate how matter can change state. In this case I used a chemical reaction to change a liquid into …

Designer Vaccine Carrier Protein Complex 
I designed proteins in silicon that could form virus like particles to be used as versatile carrier protein complexes for vaccine development. This …

Testing PH of Houshold Liquids 
I remember doing a project as a child with the help of my mother. With some 9-volt batteries and that probably came packaged together with instructions, …

finding level of pollution in a drainage system at different location in a town 
This project was chosen by us to represent our school at a children science congress. We had to show our project to the judges when they come on a round …

Effects of laundry soap with and without phosphates 
My science project was seeing the effects of phosphates in laundry soaps. I used standard laundry equipment Speed Queen and the boxes of soap purchased …

Ways To Use Sunpower Everyday 
When I was in the eighth grade my science fair project was about using the energy of the sun. My partner and I demonstrated 3 ways to use sunshine for …

big fan of science 
Hy, I am Filip and I am a big fan of science, especially astronomy and physics. I was involved in some chemistry experiments back in my old school. …

Butt Out 
Science Fairs are a great idea! They force young student to really buckle down and stretch their brain past what they thought was capable. It is also …

How do plants grow in different conditions 
For my elementary school (fourth grade) science fair, I did an experiment about plant growth. I took baby spider plants, cut from one adult plant, and …

burglar alarming latch 
I was in 9th standard then. Every year our school organized "ANNUAL SCIENCE EXPO". That year I participated and after lot of discussion I made "burglar …

How gender affects memory 
I showed a board with ten traditional 'girl' items (doll, for example) and 'boy' items (football, for example) to 10 boys and 10 girls in each grade - …

ozone smoke dispenser demo 
OK, I am not a student (actually, I came upon a device that would potentially help my grandson -12 yrs). The other day I came upon a "gizmo" that …

Robotic Future 
My Science Project was to provide a Robotic statue which does the house hold stuff. I acted as a robot with all the costumes made up of cardboard and …

the power of erosion 
I studied the effects of erosion and built an erosion simulator. Barry's Response - What kind of a simulator, Jeremiah? A computer model, a physical …

Rain Water Harvesting Project 
A National Science Exhibition was organized in our school last October. My friend and I decided to make a project on Rain Water Harvesting as it was very …

wind and air 
What instrument do weathermen use to tell the wind and air speed Barry's Response - The first thing they use is called an anemometer. It usually …

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water purifier 
I did this experiment in my school days. Take a vessel with a hole in the bottom and stack the vessel layer by layer with fine sand, small pebbles, gravels …

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It's been said before...

...The youth are our future.

Mixing disciplines in any science fair project (astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science and physical sciences) generates interest from professionals in these fields. It demonstrates to them that young people can come up with clever ideas. Let's keep them healthy and youthful.

Phys Ed Class

Meteorological science fair projects deal with weather situations such as:

  • observation and analysis of the tornados, hurricanes and other storms,
  • understanding the interaction between oceans and atmosphere,
  • building weather stations to make observations.
Ecological subjects refer to understanding natural life in water and on land. Interdisciplinary studies place these subjects with pollution, ecosystems, arctic environments, mountain barriers, extreme climates, and a few other zones.

A useful scientific outcome leads to the adaptation of both people and nature to changes in our surroundings, such as the projected onslaught of deserts or cold climates. These subject areas help students realize the necessity for active involvement in preserving nature and the earth.

Our experimentation in the weather and energy domain have proven to be not only educational but vital for progress in improving, or least maintaining, the state of the environment.

If these issues are important to you and you have something to say. Why not create your own corner of the web to give voice to your own ideas. These guys show you how to do it successfully

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