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I drew up a few goodies for Kids Discover Matter. This one dealt with with a new type of liquid that is being used as body armor. It supposedly stays in a liquid form until something strikes it, then instantly hardens, then just as quickly turns back into a liquid.

I drew up a few goodies for Kids Discover Matter. This one dealt with with a new type of liquid that is being used as body armor. It supposedly stays in a liquid form until something strikes it, then instantly hardens, then just as quickly turns back into a liquid.

Watched with our section on chemical reactions.  Not exactly what I was looking for since we were focusing on acid / base reactions, but it's what I could find and the kids enjoy Bill. 7F Simple Chemical Reactions (Bill Nye) - YouTube

Watched with our section on chemical reactions. Not exactly what I was looking for since we were focusing on acid / base reactions, but it's what I could find and the kids enjoy Bill. 7F Simple Chemical Reactions (Bill Nye) - YouTube

Here's an activity called Outrageous Ooze. (You might know it as Oobleck.) Includes directions for making the ooze and terrific explanation of colloids and non-Newtonian fluids (if  you want to know why it behaves the way it does).

Here's an activity called Outrageous Ooze. (You might know it as Oobleck.) Includes directions for making the ooze and terrific explanation of colloids and non-Newtonian fluids (if you want to know why it behaves the way it does).

Hydrolysis - Nice transition from chemistry to physics.

Hydrolysis - Nice transition from chemistry to physics.

Middle School Science  a resource for grades 5 - 8  great place for interactives, simple experiments, and info for all sciences (this is the chemistry page)

Middle School Science a resource for grades 5 - 8 great place for interactives, simple experiments, and info for all sciences (this is the chemistry page)

How Aerial Fireworks Work by popularmechanics #Fireworks #popularmechanics

Here's How All the Different Kinds of Fireworks Work

Fern Freebie Friday ~ Science: That's a Fact - Magnets #science #handwriting $0 FREEBIE www.FernSmithsClassroomIdeas.com

Fern's Freebie Friday ~ Science: That's a Fact - Magnets

Fern Freebie Friday ~ Science: That's a Fact - Magnets #science #handwriting $0 FREEBIE www.FernSmithsClassroomIdeas.com

"Atoms, Molecules and Ions" - one of several highly interactive ebook apps available in the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store for chemistry class.

"Atoms, Molecules and Ions" - one of several highly interactive ebook apps available in the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store for chemistry class.

A diagram shows the three states of matter changing with increasing temperature, highlighting the change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) ...

A diagram shows the three states of matter changing with increasing temperature, highlighting the change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) ...

Ice cubes that warm your hands.  Science experiment for the week.

How to make ice that warms your hands

Ice cubes that warm your hands. Science experiment for the week.

ASPIRE Simple & Comples Machines  A series of three immersive activities to be used in middle level science courses. Written using Adobe Flash and Adobe Flash Builder. Students investigate the wedge, lever, inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axle.

ASPIRE Simple & Comples Machines A series of three immersive activities to be used in middle level science courses. Written using Adobe Flash and Adobe Flash Builder. Students investigate the wedge, lever, inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axle.