Tag Archives: Chemistry

Explore the World of Molecules With ‘Happy Atoms’

Explore the World of Molecules With ‘Happy Atoms’

‘Happy Atoms’ is an integrated digital and physical chemistry set that allows users to explore molecules and atoms. Read More

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'Scrabble' Meets the Periodic Table in 'Elemensus'

'Scrabble' Meets the Periodic Table in 'Elemensus'

Hands up, who has ever tried to make words from the elements on the periodic table? It’s a game that most people who have ever spent time in a science lab have played at some point, and Elemensus has evolved the concept into a fully fledged board game that will have you tearing your hair out trying to think of a word that incorporates the chemical symbol for lead or magnesium. Read More

Pensacola MESS Hall: A Hands-On Science Experiment Museum

My sons and I have already paid two visits to Pensacola, Florida’s newest science museum, the Pensacola MESS Hall. Where MESS = Math, Engineering, Science, and Stuff. My husband is now bugging us to go. At the MESS Hall, everything — and we mean EVERYTHING — is meant to be hands-on. There is guidance for math and science activities, but the kids drive it all. Yes, really. There is no wrong answer at the MESS Hall. Read More