A quarter stick of dynamite has an average size of 1 inch in diameter and 6 inches in length. It is made with thick cardboard walls and filled with explosive powder. A quarter stick, which is also called an M-1000, is us... More »

Some characteristics that identify house spiders include a two-part body that is usually brown, black or gray; a length that is usually not more than a quarter inch; and eight eyes. They don't possess wings, and their pr... More »

Frog droppings are about an inch long and roughly the size of a U.S. quarter. It is common for the scat to contain the exoskeletons of insects recently consumed by the frog. More »

The length of time that a helium balloon will float depends on many factors that include inflation level, temperature, size and material of the balloon and if it is sealed with a product like Hi-Float. For example, a lat... More »

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Termites vary in size based the precise type, ranging in length from ¼ inch to 1 inch. Because they are typically silent and can infest a home for a period of time with no noticeable signs of damage, termites are a serio... More »

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When an ebonite stick is rubbed with a woolen cloth, electrons are transferred from the wool to the stick, giving it a surplus of electrons. Because neutral materials have equal numbers of electrons and protons to balanc... More »

To make alum crystals, gather alum, two clean jars, nylon string, a craft stick and hot tap water; saturate the water with the alum; after 12 hours, wrap nylon string around a seed crystal to grow a large alum crystal. T... More »

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