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.

Navigating Nuclear: Virtual Field Trip to Idaho National Laboratory
Navigating Nuclear

Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip. Journey to the leading nuclear research facility in the country, Idaho National Laboratory. Step inside a nuclear reactor, explore unexpected careers in nuclear science, and see what the future may hold thanks to advances in nuclear capabilities.

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!

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?

Siemens STEM Day: Spin the Water Wheel
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will construct a water wheel with household materials that can be used to lift an object.

Siemens STEM Day: It's Melting!
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will observe how ice melts on wood and metal blocks, and they will draw conclusions about how heat conducts through different materials.

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.