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Science Experiments for Kids – Colorful Celery

Article Written by Isabella Granara

This capillary action experiment can take a little time but is totally worth it in the end. It will demonstrate to kids how celery stalks can carry water up their stems and to then to their leaves. This process mimics the way blood travels throughout the body and is super fun to try. It’s perfect for all ages and only requires a few items.

For this experiment you’ll need:

  • Water
  • Cup
  • Celery
  • Food coloring

Follow these steps:

  1. Fill your cup up with water about halfway.
  2. ...

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The Science Behind Friday The 13th: Why Is It 'Unlucky?'

Science of Superstition

If you are superstitious then today is your unlucky day. 

Friday the 13th rolls around again this year, but why is it so unlucky? Despite the fact there is no logical or scientific reason to support the hype of Friday the 13th, people still strongly believe in it. Ever since the beginning of time, humans have been trying to find ways to explain tragedy and unwanted occurrences. For some people, it’s easier to blame “bad luck” for misfortune rather than succumb to unexplainable pain and suffering.

Today is the second (and last) Friday the 13th of the year. Even though the date...

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Lab Rats Gifts Acquires Three Major Science Gift Industry Brands

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" has officially acquired,, and This acquisition will massively expand the customer base, add additional inventory, and effectively consolidate three major brands in the science gift industry. is committed to offering all the new available products on the site starting November 15th, 2019."

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Lab Rats Gifts Has Acquired,, and!

We here at Lab Rats Gifts have very exciting news to share: we have officially acquired,, and! 

This is a fantastic development for Lab Rats, as we will now be able to offer the selection of these three fantastic websites in one convenient spot — making shopping even easier on Lab Rats Gifts! This acquisition provides all of our customers even more science-themed mugs, drinkware, neckties, bowties, scarves, and a ton of other goodies! Logo has been an international one-stop shop for teachers and business professionals to buy hilarious and science-themed...

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Moon goes by Jupiter on Halloween!

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On October 30 and 31, 2019, as darkness falls, look for the brilliant “star” by the moon. That’ll be Jupiter, 5th planet from the sun and our solar system’s largest planet. By November 1 and 2, the moon will be closer to Saturn.

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