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Feels Like Temperature vs. Actual Temperature

Learn why the "feels like" temperature is different from the "actual" temperature.


A definition and explanation of frass, the debris or excrement produced by insects.

Freezing Point Depression

Texture is almost as important as flavor with these pops. So we take a moment to explain Freezing Point Depression and the role it plays.


If you want to zip line safely...and we do...then it'll help to understand the basics of friction.

Future Farmers of America

We give a quick shout-out to this very important organization that helps educate youth about the various aspects of agriculture.

Gas Chromatograph

What’s a Gas Chromatograph? Find out here.


In its simplest terms, we define gravity and explain why understanding it is essential to a cartoon animator. Really.

Honey As An Antibiotic

Honey on your toast? Okay...if you want. But did you know it can also be used to treat turtle wounds?


We not only offer the formal definition of hydraulics, we also describe what they mean to our river guides.


A definition and explanation of Hypothesis.


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