Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Friction

Friction
What would happen if you tried to slide across the cement in your tennis shoes? You probably wouldn’t move much and you might even trip, right? What if you tried to slide across a wooden floor wearing only socks? Or slide across a sheet of ice in your boots? You’d probably slide right along....

Friction

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What is Matter?

What is Matter?
Matter is all around you. Your bed, your dog, even the air you breathe, are all made of matter. Matter is anything that takes up space, including gases and liquids. Matter takes on different forms, known as the states of matter. You probably already know about solids, gases and liquids,...

What is Matter?

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Chemistry Glossary

Chemistry Glossary
The study of chemistry includes words that you might not have heard before. Words like elements or protons. Understanding what basic chemistry words mean will help you enjoy studying chemistry more. Below are the most common chemistry words you’ll find:

Chemistry Glossary

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Chemistry: What Is It?

Chemistry: What Is It?
Chemistry is the scientific study of matter. Remember, matter is any substance – liquid, gas, or solid. Chemists study the composition of matter – what it’s made of – and how it interacts with energy and other substances. By studying chemistry, scientists can develop new products,...

Chemistry: What Is It?

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Elements

Elements
We know that all matter contains atoms, and those atoms contain protons, neutrons, and electrons. But atoms aren’t all the same. They have different amounts of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Scientists have discovered about 120 different types of atoms – or

Elements

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All About States of Matter

All About States of Matter
You’ve likely heard about the three states of matter – gases, solids and liquids. But did you know there are actually six forms of matter? In laboratories, scientists can create plasmas, Bose-Einstein condensates and fermionic condensates, according to NASA. But, for our discussion, we’ll...

All About States of Matter

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