Science At Play: Heat Powered Turbine

So making a heat-powered turbine sounds complicated, right? Not as complicated as you may think. Today, we are going to show you how some candles, tin foil, and a wooden stick can create a turbine. Take a guess of how you think this might work, then watch the full segment below to learn more. Materials …

Science Sunday: Changing the Effects of Air

Hi everyone and welcome back to another edition of Science Sunday. Today we are talking about how we can change the effects of air once we change the temperature of the air. What do you think happens when the temperature of the air gets warmer or colder? Specifically, we are talking about air molecules. When …

Dear Science: Hurricanes

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Parker in Enfield. How do hurricanes form? Connecticut was just impacted by Hurricane Henri last weekend. So, how do storms such as these form in the middle of the ocean? For answers to these questions and more watch the full …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with a Fire Extinguisher

So we have included a fire extinguisher in this Science Sunday edition, but this experiment actually has nothing to do with fire at all. In this fire extinguisher, there is a lot of carbon dioxide under an extreme amount of pressure. We are going to use that built-up pressure to push a coloring pencil through …