This gross science project is possibly the best-ever digestion lesson for kids. Using common kitchen items, we simulate digestion from eating to squeezing out a poop from a stocking.
In the olden days it was called cold-fire. When walking through the forest, our ancestors discovered glowing mushrooms on rotting wood. They called it ‘fox-fire’. They were fascinated by the fairy tale nature of insects flying through the forest with an eerie and ethereal glow. They...
This article deals with blood vessels, types of blood vessels and how they are involved with the distribution of blood from the heart to the different parts of the body and finally back to the heart.
The tongue map is one of the longest lasting science myths around. We have known since 1974 that there is no tongue map for taste, but many people are still learning about it in school. So how do we taste things? It is a complicated answer. To learn about taste, grab a friend and try some of...
The human skin is the largest organ of the integumentary system which is made up of multiple layers of epithelial tissues that guard underlying muscles and organs.
This article is all about how the skin protects the body in many ways, read on to find out more about what the skin does to protect the body.
The seven main disciplines in biology and the branches that study plants, cells, and animals including fields that study how living things interact with their environment.
Algae are eukaryotic, photosynthetic protist. They are classified into smaller group according to the dominant pigment they produce; the algal groups which include the green, brown, and red algae, diatoms and din flagellates.
The study of biology requires the memorization of a huge number of terms. Many of these terms, however, have common prefixes and suffixes. The prefix 'meso' is found in a large number of biology terms. Learning the meaning of this prefix and others can simplify the process of memorizing...
A description of an experiment that tests the extent to which a substance is antibacterial. Focussing on mint and garlic but also being able to be expanded upon to other suspected to be antibacterial substances.