Science Sunday: Experimenting with Shoe Polish

Ok, ok… we know there are no fancy events to go to right now. Hopefully, some day soon though there will be a reason for you to shine your shoes to go out. So, we want to make sure we have you nice and prepared for when that day comes. How does shoe polish work …

Science Sunday: Illusions

Today on Science Sunday, we are all about tricking your mind. There are so many illusions that trick your mind through perception, and we want to show you just a few you can try at home. See if you can trick your family and friends with these illusions, then learn the science as to why …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with a Centrifuge

Have you ever seen a centrifuge in a TV show or movie? One of those very expensive looking pieces of equipment in a lab that always seems to have a use when solving a crime or testing an experiment. How exactly does this piece of technology work and is it possible to build your own …

Science Sunday: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yeah, okay, we are a few days after the New Year, but why not continue to celebrate 2020 coming to an end? For the very first Science Sunday of 2021, we want to show you some ways you can re-use some of the supplies you have leftover from your New Years Eve …

Science Sunday: Misconceptions of Wearing Gloves

Winter is officially upon us and that means it is time to break out the layers, including our gloves. Have you ever heard a child say “I wear gloves because they make my hands warm”, or “Gloves give my hands heat.” Well, those statements are not exactly true, and we have a simple experiment you …

Science Sunday: How Batteries Work

We are bringing you an activity today you can try at home… and maybe something similar to what you will find in our STEM in a Box. Today, we are making a battery out of a lemon, yeah you heard us right- a lemon. Through this activity we will also learn just how batteries work. …

Science Sunday: Hydrogen Bonds

Did you do some laundry this weekend? Maybe left the clothes in the dryer a little too long once the dryer was finished? It can be so frustrating when you take that shirt out of the dryer and it is all wrinkly. Of course there is science that causes this to happen. Yes, you have …

Science Sunday: Homemade Calorimeter

So we have all heard of calories, right? They are a measurement almost everyone uses to determine how healthy a food item is. What exactly is a calorie though? Explore that and how you can find the calories of your favorite foods right at home. Keep watching to learn more. S Materials to Collect Empty …