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3-2-1 Blast-Off: Understanding Reaction Rate To Better Design a Toy Rocket!
Mathematics
A Never-Fail Method for Probabilistic Problems
Chemistry
Adsorption: Using the Tamarind Fruit as an Adsorbent for Effluent Treatment
Mathematics
Amazing Problems: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Chemistry
Mole: Connecting the Micro to the Macro
Physics
An Introduction to the Physics of Sailing
Biology
Antioxidant Enzymes Help Reduce Signs of Aging
Mathematics
Arabesque: Where Art Meets Mathematics
Mathematics
Are Random Triangles Acute or Obtuse?
Biology
ATP: The Fuel of Life
Mathematics
Averages: Still Flawed
Chemistry
Batteries: The Wings of Modern Technologies
Biology
Biotechnology: Can It Help in Making the Desert Green?
Biology
Blood: The Stuff of Life
Engineering
Building Cryptosystems
Physics
Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?
Chemistry
Catalytic Converter
Biology
Chemotherapy Resistance: The Fault in Our Cells
Mathematics
Choosing a College Roommate: How Multi-Criteria Decision Modeling Can Help
Biology
Classifying Animals by Appearance Versus DNA Sequence
Chemistry
CO2: Find Out What It Means to You!
Mathematics
Complex Numbers: Part Imaginary, but Really Simple
Mathematics
Connections in the Plane without Crossing
Mathematics
Counting Systems
Biology
Discovering Genes Associated with Diseases and Traits in Dogs
Biology
Discovering Medicines, Using Robots and Computers
Mathematics
What is Correlation, and How to Distinguish It from Causation
Biology
Do You See a Ghost? The Relationship between Afterimage And Color Sensors in Humans
Biology
Ecological Tipping Points: When Is Late Too Late?
Physics
Elasticity: Studying How Solids Change Shape and Size
Chemistry
Electrochemistry: Electroplating
Engineering
Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Biology
Evolving for Survival: Learning about Fluid Dynamics through the Urinary System of Mammals
Mathematics
Fabulous Fractals and Difference Equations
Mathematics
Fantastic Factorials
Mathematics
Fence Your Equation
Physics
Fingerprinting Gravity
Mathematics
Flaws of Averages
Engineering
Flow Charts: Logical Thinking?
Mathematics
Flu Math Games
Physics
Forces and Angles
Physics
Free Fall
Engineering
From Psychology to Logic: Learning Computer Programming in the Kitchen
Biology
From Teenage to Old Age: How Cancer Develops Over Time
Mathematics
Fun on the Sphere
Physics
Galaxies and Dark Matter
Biology
Geologic Time: The Ticking of Our Planet’s 4.6 Billion Year Clock
Engineering
Give Me a Standard, and I Will Change the World
Physics
Gravity Assist or Stealing a Planet's Angular Momentum and Getting Away With It
Physics
Gravity at Work
Mathematics
Guess the Last Ball: An Exercise in Mathematical Modeling
Physics
Hanging by a Thread
Chemistry
How Big Is a Mole? Do We Really Comprehend Avogadro’s Number?
Chemistry
How Cold Is Cold: Examining the Properties of Materials at Lower Temperatures
Chemistry
How Cold is Cold: What is Temperature?
Biology
How Does Biotechnology Help Clean Up The Environment?
Engineering
How GPS Works
Chemistry
How Hot Is Hot? Heat versus Temperature
Physics
How Mosquitoes Fly in the Rain
Chemistry
How Much Small Is Small?
Biology
How Scientific Teams Develop New Anti-Cancer Drugs
Mathematics
How Tall Is That?
Mathematics
How to Estimate the Value of Pi
Biology
I Am a Novice Marathoner: Sources of Energy for the Big Race
Chemistry
Introducing Green Chemistry: The Science of Solutions
Mathematics
Is Bigger Better? A Look at a Selection Bias that Is All Around Us
Engineering
Is There A Connection Between Computer Network Topologies And A Malaysian Wedding?
Chemistry
Is There a Connection between Water Desalination and Making Pickles?
Physics
Kite Flying: Fun, Art and Science
Biology
Making It Personal: Using DNA to Tailor Cancer Treatments
Mathematics
Mathematics in Every Day Life
Physics
Measuring Distances in the Milky Way
Biology
Meet the Family: Investigating Primate Relationships
Biology
Methods for Protein Purification
Mathematics
Optimizing Your Diet: What Linear Programming Can Tell You!
Engineering
Out for Shopping: Understanding Linear Data Structures
Physics
Physics of Donkey Carts
Biology
Plants and Environmental Resources
Physics
Plasma: the Fourth State of Matter
Chemistry
Plastics and Covalent Chemical Bonds
Biology
Pollination: Saying It with Flowers
Mathematics
Probability Theory
Mathematics
Pythagoras and the Juice Seller
Engineering
Quantifying the Energy Associated with Everyday Things and Events
Mathematics
Rational versus Irrational Numbers
Chemistry
Recognizing Chemical Reactions
Physics
Recognizing Forces: Does the Floor Know when You Put on Weight?
Biology
Roots, Shoots, and Wood
Chemistry
Save Our Kingdom (in relation to the chemistry topic - Conservation of Mass)
Biology
Sea Level Rise: The Ocean’s Uplifting Experience
Mathematics
Selfish Drivers: The Braess Paradox and Traffic Planning
Physics
Soaring in The Wind: The Science of Kite Flying
Mathematics
Sorting Algorithms
Physics
Static and Kinetic Friction Forces: Similarities and Differences
Physics
Static Equilibrium
Chemistry
Stoichiometry
Mathematics
Successive Approximations as a Tool to Measure Distances
Chemistry
Sustainable Energy: Can Water be the Future Fuel?
Mathematics
Taking Walks, Delivering Mail: An Introduction to Graph Theory
Physics
Temperature, Pressure and American Football: Introduction to Gay-Lussac's Gas Law
Mathematics
The Art of Approximation in Science and Engineering: How to Whip Out Answers Quickly
Engineering
The Art of Making Layer Cakes: Proper Construction of Bituminous Roads and Highways
Biology
The Biological Mysteries of Kimchi: Examining How Plants Absorb and Lose Water
Mathematics
The Broken Stick Experiment: Triangles and Probability
Biology
The Case of the Stolen Painting: A Forensic Mystery
Biology
The Construction of Proteins
Biology
The Disease of Our Time: Diabetes
Biology
The Ecological Cost of Dinner
Mathematics
The Friendship Paradox: Why We Can’t All Be Popular
Biology
The Genetic Basis of Inheritance and Variation
Mathematics
The Geometry of Parabolic Sand Dunes
Biology
The King of Dinosaurs or a Chicken Dinner?
Engineering
The Magic Picture: Steganography in Bitmap Files
Mathematics
The Mailman and the Five Packages: Data Packets and Data Transfer Speed
Mathematics
The Mathematics of Cryptography
Mathematics
The Mathematics of Voting
Mathematics
The Monty Hall Problem or How to Outsmart a Game Show and Win a Car
Physics
The Mysteries of Magnetism
Physics
The Mystery of Motion: Momentum, Kinetic Energy and Their Conversion
Biology
The Olive Propagation Problem
Mathematics
The Parallax Activity: Measuring the Distances to Nearby Stars
Physics
The Physics of Boomerangs
Physics
The Physics of Pool
Physics
The Physics of Racing Cars
Mathematics
The Power of Exponentials, Big and Small
Mathematics
The Pythagorean Theorem: Application and Proof
Mathematics
The Pythagorean Theorem: Geometry’s Most Elegant Theorem
Mathematics
The Quadratic Equation: It’s Hip to Be Squared
Biology
The Respiratory System of Birds
Engineering
The Science behind Music
Biology
The Science of Happiness: An Introduction to Positive Psychology
Physics
The Science of Soap Bubbles
Engineering
The Stroboscopic Effect
Engineering
The Surprising World of Complex Systems
Mathematics
The Towers of Hanoi: Experiential Recursive Thinking
Biology
The “Tenants” My Body Needs to Be Healthy
Engineering
Thermodynamics: Energy Conversion in Generating Electricity
Biology
Tissue Specific Gene Expression
Mathematics
Tragedy of the Commons
Biology
Understanding Genetically Modified Organisms
Physics
Uniform Circular Motion and Centrifugal Force
Engineering
User-Centered Design: Creating Better Solutions for Global Challenges
Biology
Using DNA to Identify People
Engineering
Using Geometry to Design Simple Machines
Biology
Variation Is Essential
Biology
We Chose to Study STEM and Now Are Saving Lives: Will You Choose STEM Too?
Biology
What’s in an Eye? The Eye’s Components and Diseases
Mathematics
Who Do You Know? The Theory Behind Social Networking
Chemistry
Why Are the Sky Blue and the Leaves Green?
Mathematics
Why Beehive Honeycombs Have a Hexagonal Shape
Mathematics
Why Is the Natural Logarithm e Called “Natural”?
Chemistry
Why Neutralize? Impact on Health and the Environment
Mathematics
Why Pay More?
Physics
Will an Ice Cube Melt Faster in Freshwater or Saltwater?
Biology
Wind and Sand
Biology
Yeasts, Molds and Mushrooms
Biology
You Can’t Always Get What You Want: A Lesson in Human Evolution