Saturday, September 23, 2017

Slow-Mo Popcorn

February 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Science Videos, Things To See

It’s always cool when things that happen quickly are slowed down. Each kernel of popcorn has a little water in it. Enough heat turns the water to steam, which bursts the shell and turns the whole thing inside out. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Qhh2rwIeuo?rel=0

Our Small Planet

July 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Check This Out, Featured Content

You can usually use Ctrl+ and Ctrl- to zoom in and out. While I’m sure you’ve looked at a globe before, you may not have really thought about the world we live on. So, take a good look as it spins for us below and let’s really think about it. The first thing that may […]

A Liquid Solid

June 18, 2010 by  
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Corn Starch, from your local grocery store, is a white powder that acts very strange when mixed with water. Follow this video to try it yourself. It’s simple to do and you don’t even have to measure anything. Put some corn starch in a bowl, add some lukewarm water (for your comfort) and stir slowly […]

Soda Bottle Air Blaster

June 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Science Projects, Things To Make

You can make you own air blaster with a plastic soda bottle, plastic wrap, and some duct tape. (If you can find a large round water bottle, that’s even better!) Step1.  Carefully cut the bottom off of a large soda bottle where the bottle straightens out to meet the sides.  Throw away the bottom and […]