Adventures in Wonderlab

Adventures in Wonderlab

Fun science adventures for all ages!

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What is the Germiest Thing in your Home?

So, what is the most germ-filled item in your home? Any guesses? The toilet? The floor? Your children (ha!)? Believe it or not, the germiest thing in your home is the kitchen sponge. That’s right! That sponge you use to “clean” your dishes. Despite what might seem obvious, scientists have proven that kitchens actually have… (read more)

Do I Really Have to Wash My Hands? An Experiment with Hand Washing and Growing Bacteria

bacterial colonies

We finally got the chance to test out our new agar plates and do an experiment growing bacteria. Since it’s that special time of year again- when all of the bad germs try to make their way into our bodies and make us sick- we decided to do a hand washing experiment. How effective is… (read more)