This Hawaiian tenth-grader followed her interest in the Pacific golden plover to Alaska. The goal of her trip? To learn if the birds deliberately or randomly select the location of their nest cups.
Frogs with a single hind leg were not the most surprising discovery this seventh-grader from New York made. Read what he learned about the nationwide increase in frog deformities.
To gain a better understanding of volcanoes, this eighth-grader from Arizona decided to go spelunking. Take her tour of the Lava River Cave, formed by a volcanic eruption 675,000 years ago.
Take a look a look at the world's most famous equation about the relationship between energy and mass.
Take your imagination on a wonderful, mind-bending trip with these "thought experiments" worthy of Einstein himself. With this train, it truly is all about the journey.
When does a 12-inch ruler look shorter than it really is? When it's fast on the move. In fact, at the speed of light, it would shrink to nothing. See length contraction for yourself ... at a safe speed.
Confused about fusion? You won't be once you've completed this experiment, which demonstrates how a strong nuclear force can fuse two protons that naturally repel each other.
Who said daydreams are a waste of time? One of Einstein's flights of fancy led to the equivalence principle—the knowledge that while an object is in free fall, it's free of gravity's effects.
Where to begin when a Web search turns up millions of sites about Einstein? Let us point you to some of the best—from Time's person of the century profile to a black hole animation.
In a Yao initiation ceremony, a 13-year-old boy jumps off a ladder, freeing his soul to travel to divine realms. Now he's ready to learn the Taoist teachings. Explore more cultural rites of passage.