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Rube Goldberg device

A Rube Goldberg device is an absurdly complicated machine designed to perform a simple task in the most ridiculous way possible. They were named after Rube Goldberg, an American cartoonist who drew many of these devices. Ben G. made a … Continue reading

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Cool SWN idea!

Here’s a cool, simple experiment you can try for an SWN entry. Buy some radish seeds (you can get them at a gardening store or home improvement store, such as Home Depot, or order them online.) You can germinate them … Continue reading

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What is your favorite science experiment website?

Now that we’re in trimester 3, it can be hard to think of ideas for Science Writer’s Notebook entries. As you know, I recommend the Exploratorium website for cool science experiments you can do at home, but I know that … Continue reading

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