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Fall is Here and so is the Flu — Learn how to protect yourself

With Halloween and the Holidays just around the corner, we thought it'd be a good time to remind everyone that October is the start of Flu Season, so be prepared and get protected. 

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The Top 5 Science Museums in New England!

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When we're not hard at work doing research in the lab, we like to relax and enjoy all the offerings of the beautiful New England landscapes and its many museums. Here are our top 5 museums in New England! 

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Future Scientists in the Lab - Science Kits that Inspire Kids

(Article from ScienceFirst.com)

Science kits are enjoying a lot of popularity these days. Schools, teachers, and parents find them quite useful as they make teaching and learning science fun and interesting for kids.

There are innumerable textbooks and plethora of reading material on science. School libraries and book stores are flooded with them. Though these resources are informative, kids find them quite dull and boring. Thanks to the availability of science kits, learning science will never get so boring again.

Science Kits ensure that learning science is informative...

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7 Scientific Truths About Christmas, Santa, And Reindeer

(Article from Business Insider)

In honor of the holiday, we bring you this YouTube video from the science-minded folks at PBS Studios "It's Okay To Be Smart" in which they look into the age-old question: "Is Santa Real?"

We won't spoil the ending (and answer) for you, but we will point out several interesting holiday-related things we learned from the video.

  1. Thomas Edison introduced Christmas lights to the world in 1880. Before that, people put actual candles with flames on their trees.
  2. It's a...

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HALLOWEEN OOBLECK

(Article from littlebinsforlittlehands.com)

Oobleck is a classic science activity that can be themed for a number of holidays or seasons! Of course it’s easy to turn into a Halloween science experiment with a few creepy crawly spiders and a favorite theme color!

You will need cornstarch, water, and food coloring. You want to start with a ratio of 2:1, cornstarch to water. I would start by adding food coloring to the water and then add more to the mixture of necessary.

TIP: If it’s too soupy, add cornstarch. If it’s too hard and dry,...

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