Scientists and the Case of the Slimy Swimming Hole

There’s a chance that this summer you’ve headed to your favorite swimming hole or beach only to see a notice like this: WARNING! TOXIC ALGAE PRESENT Water Unsafe for People and Pets Such warning signs are often unnecessary. The change…

Four cool science articles that AREN’T about coronavirus

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  We know you are working harder than ever to deliver quality content to your students, either remotely or in person.  All week, all orders will come with an Edvotek Lab Pack: hot glove, solutions magnet, DNA…

Earth Day Experimentation

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! Around 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day in 1970 by organizing rallies and peaceful protests to educate Americans about the environmental concerns of the times. Today, Earth Day has evolved…

Five citizen science apps to try for Citizen Science Month

We may not be able to be in the laboratory right now, but we can still think like scientists!  Right now, there are a multitude of science projects that we can participate in via the internet  These projects are part…