Scientist Peyton Robertson has 3 patents pending. He is also 12. When 12-year-old Peyton Robertson sees a problem, he is going to fix it.
So when the young scientist noticed a perennial problem in his hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida –flooding during the region’s nasty hurricane season – he set to work building a better sandbag. Peyton’s sandbag contains an expandable polymer that’s lightweight and easy to transport when dry, but that becomes a dense solution to hold bags firmly in place when it’s wet. Required watching for any TED speaker: The science of stage fright.
One thing can strike fear into the heart of the fiercest warrior, the most powerful CEO and the smartest person in any given room: having to speak in public.
The thought of it makes the palms sweat, the heart beat faster and the limbs start to shake. An estimated 75% of people have a fear of speaking in public, and it’s something that nearly everyone who takes the TED stage must work hard to overcome. This TED-Ed lesson, the science of stage fright, just might help. Chemistry for Kids - Middle School Science. Chemistry contents. Chemistry resources for Teachers and Students. Neuroscience For Kids. The smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail.
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Finding an idea for your project can be the hardest part.
Many students have sent us questions on topic ideas. Ideas for science fair projects can come from many sources, of course, but the following sites are great places to start to look for topic ideas! IMPORTANT: Your science fair may have rules about not using people or animals as test subjects or about not using any dangerous equipment. Make sure you get your project approved by your teacher! Science Fair Projects. Science Fair Projects for Kids. Science Fair Project Ideas. Great Science Projects. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
" Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld. The Evolution of Physics. London: Cambridge University Press, 1938.) We all share what it takes to be a scientist: creative imagination. Conducting an independent research project gives us an opportunity to use creativity and imagination to investigate what science and mathematics can reveal about the world — and ourselves. Science Fair Projects & Ideas for Kids. List of Science Fair Ideas. Okay, here is the hardest part of the whole project...picking your topic.