Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Our lovely and comfortable home here on Earth is a long ways away from the end of our solar system. Don’t forget, there’s a lot of space in space. Here on Earth concepts of boundaries involve rivers, lakes, mountains, human imposed borders, and so on. However, this...
Thursday, January 3, 2013
So, who’s up for grabbing lunch in Tokyo today? Yes, Tokyo, Japan. Well, today this may not be a possibility, but scientists are working on new plane designs that could make this lunch date a distinct possibility. XCOR, a rocket engineering firm, has announced the...
Friday, September 7, 2012
What do pennies, tennis balls and roses have in common? They can all be shattered after liquid nitrogen is poured on them. Now that’s supercool!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Supercool, Cool, live science, Demonstration, Experiment, Science Experiment, virginia, United States, Liquid Nitrogen, Lab, Laboratory, science, Shatter penny, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Physical Science, chemistry, physics
The lunar eclipse has never been so delicious! We hope you enjoy learning about one of the coolest natural phenomena that can be observed without any special equipment!
All of our planets are pretty interesting celestial bodies. Some are warm and little while others are huge and freezing cold! Here's a quick walk through of the planets in our neighborhood.
Topics Covered: Out of this World, planet, Planets, solar system, Astronomy, Mercury, Mars, Venus, earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Pluto, Cerces, comet, Neptune, Milky Way, science, space, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Physical Science, Earth Science, chemistry, physics
What an amazing thing!! Walking on the moon. Happy Anniversary Buzz, Neil and Michael!
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Moon Landing, Lunar Landing, science, UFO, July, space, Alien, aliens, 4th, Grade, 5th, Fireworks, Anniversary, Fourth, 4th July, astronauts, Astronomy, Buzz Aldrin, history, Michael Collins, NASA, Neil Armstrong, moon, Earth Flying, RVA, Data, stem, technology, Math, engineering, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Physical Science, physics
Joseph Kittenger's amazing 102,800' free fall! He went to the edge of space and jumped down!
Chemistry is at its coolest when put to action. Colorful flames and combustion help explain some radical reactions.
Topics Covered: Question Power, Radical Reactions, chemistry, science, Science Equipment, Chemicals, Science Demonstration, live science, question your world, Scientist, Lab, Laboratory, Experiment, Reactions, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force, Motion, energy, Physical Science, physics
There's a lot of space related news happening all the time! Here's a quick breakdown of the past month's cosmic happenings. Happy holidays everyone!
Did you know that 38% of Virginia’s energy is generated by nuclear plants? This finite resource is one of the major players in our energy consumption.
Topics Covered: Question Power, nuclear, Watt, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Energy, energy, Non-renewable, resources, science, Global, Measuring Energy, Watt Wall, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, Matter, Earth Resouces, Physical Science, physics, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Changes, Homer Simpson, Numbers Future, green, eco, renewable, Money, Planning, Accounting, fuel, Population