Chemistry Thought Of The Day: Baking what?

Come the holidays, whether they realize it or not, a lot of folks quietly, or not so quietly in the case of working smoke detectors, become budding chemists.  And while the lab coat and beakers may take the form of aprons and measuring cups, baking can be highly dependent on the proper chemistry to ensure […]

Chemistry Thought Of The Day: Holiday Fun – Snowflakes

DIY: Snowflakes TOOLS: String Wide-mouth mason jar Pipe Cleaners Borax (Look in laundry section of grocery) Pencil / Clothes Pins Water Food Coloring (optional) PROCEDURE: Form pipe cleaners into whatever festive shape you’d like.  Make sure that it will fit into the jar. Tie one end of the string to the pipe cleaner and the […]