DK Find Out! Science

Find out facts and try some quizzes about the science and technology all around us, famous scientists and their discoveries, and inventions that changed the world.

Steve Spangler Science: Pendulum Stopper (Physics Magic)
Steve Spangler Science

Use principles of two pendulums in motion to play a fun trick on your friends.

Steve Spangler Science: Magic Rollback Can
Steve Spangler Science

Potential and kinetic energy are both at work in this magical demonstration!

Steve Spangler Science: Wind Up Racer
Steve Spangler Science

Potential and kinetic energy displayed in this fun hands-on experiment!

Crash Course Kids: Gotta Eat! - Episode 1.1
Crash Course Kids

In this first episode, Sabrina takes a look at why all living things need to eat.

Crash Course Kids: Who Needs Dirt - Episode 27.1
Crash Course Kids

So… do plants need dirt? The truth might shock you.

OLogy: Light, Matter, and Energy
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Where did Einstein get his great ideas? Find out with this virtual tour.

Khan Academy: High School Physics
Khan Academy

This algebra-based course covers the main topics in high school introductory and honors physics, including motion, force, work, energy, momentum, collisions, and more.

Carnegie STEM Girls: Clothespin Workout Science
Carnegie STEM Girls

How many times can you open and close a clothespin in one minute? Two?

But Why?: Why Is Sugar Bad For You?
But Why?

We answer all of your nutrition questions with Wesley Delbridge of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Science Rules! Energy & You
Science Rules!

Bill and Corey teach us about the fundamentals of energy and answer caller questions including one from Renee from Kansas, who asks, “How much energy is being wasted when my kids leave the lights on?”

California Academy of Sciences: How Stable is Your Food Web?
California Academy of Sciences

Your students will design and use a simple model to test cause and effect relationships or interactions concerning the functioning of a marine food web, ranking their hypothetical ecosystems according to their stability when faced with a natural or man-made disturbance.