Category: applied lessons

Secrets of the Ice: Thermodynamics of Why Salt Melts Ice

Winter is a time for removing snow, and one fail safe go to is ice. Every winter the road crews bring out the ice trucks to help make driving conditions safer. Homeowners, as well, may salt their drives and sidewalks to prevent injury and accidents on their properties. Sure, we could dust the road and …

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The Science of Jumping

For athletes participating in many sports, the ability to jump higher could be the difference between getting a lot of playing time and sitting the bench. Jumping, from a physics standpoint, is more complex than these athletes realize. The action combines energy, inertia, mass, and momentum, with physiological and biomechanical factors. Understanding the science that …

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Report: Frequent Exercise May Benefit Your Brain Health

Before you run your next mile, think about what it might be doing to your brain. As it turns out, physical activity may be benefiting your overall cognitive ability, according to new research. A group of scientists recently reviewed data from dozens of studies on older adults. They discovered that those who exercised an average …

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confidence, self-esteem, warrior, kid

Your Sci Business and Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can take a massive hit when there is a setback in business. If there’s one question we get from our clients all the time at Insanitek, it’s “What am I doing wrong?!” This comes after a minor failure such as a machine failing to a massive set back like not growing at the pace they …

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self-esteem, big projects, success

Building self-esteem during big projects

Life is full of new experiences, each one of which has the potential to build up self-esteem. Big projects are a unique part of life that give children the opportunity to learn a topic, build stamina and focus, work in teams, and build confidence along the way. This prepares them for an adult life where …

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Rag Wreaths [Applied Science]

Welcome to the first instalment Frugal Fun ─ which takes an assortment of lessons and applies them in a fun, frugal way. These posts are designed to take basic lessons and apply them in utilitarian, hands on ways. After all, what’s the point of all these lessons if you don’t know how to apply them? …

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