Science At Play: Physics Tricks

Materials to Collect Smooth surface  Large container ½ full of water  Tray   Marker cap  Tablecloth with no seamed edge  Egg Try it! Tablecloth Trick: Set up your tablecloth under your large container of water on a smooth surface. You want a couple of inches of tablecloth to extend past the container on one side. Hold …

Science Sunday: Experiments to Try At Home, Outside

Happy Monday! Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy some fun science activities. We all know the sun is powerful, right? Today we want to show you just how powerful it can be, with two simple activities using materials you have in your home already. Watch the full Science Sunday video to …

Science At Play: Homemade Lava Lamp

Materials to Collect Empty clear bottle (any size, but 1 liter works well)  Water  Oil (vegetable or other liquid oil)  Food coloring  Oil-based food coloring (optional)   Glitter (optional)  Alka-Seltzer or other effervescent tablets Small light to place your lamp on (optional) Build it! Fill about 3/4 of your bottle with water (you can always add …

Science Sunday: Inertia

Scot Haney stepped in again this week on Science Sunday to talk about our favorite ‘i’ word, inertia. At the most basic level, inertia is simply how easy or hard it is to stop an object from moving. If we have 2 identically shaped wheels that weigh exactly the same, do you expect them to …