Science Sunday: Soap in a Microwave

Yes, you read the title of this blog post correctly… we are seeing what happens to Ivory soap when it is put in the microwave for two minutes. What do you think will happen? Why does it specifically have to be Ivory soap (this is more important than you might think)? Follow along with us at home by watching the full segment below and get all those answers and more.

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Aoife Ryle is the Education Programs Manager at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, 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.

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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.