We are talking about a really cool magnetism phenomenon on Science Sunday today. Think about aluminum- the stuff a soda can is made out of- it is not magnetic, right? What happens though when you drop a magnet through an aluminum tube? The results may surprise you. Watch the full Science Sunday segment below to see what happens.
Tickets are now on sale for MakeFest: Make it Grow, happening this weekend at the Connecticut Science Center. On May 22, we will be celebrating makers, local gardeners, and farmers to highlight the importance of growing. More information can be found on our website at CTScienceCenter.org/MakeFest.
Aoife Ryle is a STEM Educator at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, Overnights department, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.
Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological Society.