Science Sunday: Air Pressure

You might have heard of air pressure before, but how much have you seen air pressure in action? Air pressure is the force air exerts on any surface that comes into contact with it. So, we have two pieces of paper, identical in every single property, which we expect will allow them to fall at …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with Physics to Make Art

Have you ever gone around a corner in a car or on a roller coaster and felt yourself being pushed towards the corner? Have you ever spun your arm around in a circle and felt it pulling away from you? What causes these forces? What are these forces called? Today we will demonstrate how these …

Science Sunday: Insects and Communication

Did you know the sound that crickets make is caused by them scraping their wings together? Did you know fireflies communicate with flash patterns? Did you know that the sound made by cicadas is them clicking at a rate of 300 to 400 times per second? That’s fast! But how do these insects make these …

Science Sunday: Science Behind Sparklers

Did you know that traditional sparklers can burn at up to 3000 Degrees Fahrenheit? 3000 Degrees! Now that’s HOT. This makes it very important to be careful with them and closely supervise children who play with them. How do these sparklers get to such high temperatures? What does it mean that sparklers are made of …