Pennie Cleanser – Lesson 123, 9th Grade Science

In lesson 123 in the Ron Paul Curriculum 9th grade science class, we were assigned to stick 12 tarnished pennies in a container full of salt and white vinegar. Below are pictures of my experiment. I was then asked to put a nail inside the solution and here is what happened: Nails are made of…

Chalk and Vinegar – Lesson 122, 9th Grade Science

In lesson 122 in the Ron Paul Curriculum 9th grade science class, we were assigned to stick a piece of chalk in a cup full of vinegar and see how it reacts. The experiment is supposed to replicate the effect of acid rain on a rock. Chalk is made from limestone, which is made mostly…

Homemade Generator – Lesson 68, 9th Grade Science

For lesson 68 in the Ron Paul Curriculum 9th grade physical science class, we were assigned to make a homemade generator. At the bottom is a video of my homemade generator and here is what I used: Foam (base) A dc gear motor from an old car radio A 9-volt battery Two CD’s Insulated wire…

“Cornstarch and Water” – Lesson 44, 9th Grade Science

For lesson 44 in the Ron Paul Curriculum 9th grade Physical Science class, we were assigned to mix the ingredients cornstarch, and water together. This created a substance called Oobleck which is both a solid and a liquid. Posted below is a video of the Oobleck.  

“Precursory” – Short Story

Her irises, the same color as the grass that was freshly cut by her father yesterday morning, showed fear, pain, agony. Liquid, the color of her pen that she used to grade her homework, dripped down her freckled, tawny skin. A sharp object with a metallic shine was held close to her chestnut brown hair…