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The Chemistry of Snowflakes

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The American Chemical Society has a great two-minute video explaining the basic chemistry behind snowflake formation, including how each degree of temperature difference adds to the branches of the flake. Are no two snowflakes really alike? It depends on if we’re talking about big snowflakes or little ones. On a... Read more »

Slime

Need some slime for your next horror film or Halloween haunted house? Want to gross out your maiden aunt? Impress your science teacher? It’s easy to make your own slime! Read more »