Topic: Question Power
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Visit our state-of-the-art kitchen to delve into the science behind the everyday foods that we love to eat. Why does meat brown? Why does bread rise? Explore several different reactions necessary for cooking while enjoying some new and tasty recipes.
Create a hypothesis and conduct an experiment! Work through the process of the scientific method as you investigate Newton’s Laws of Motion.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Make your hair stand on end! Experience 100,000 volts of electricity from the Van de Graaff generator in this dramatic demonstration that explores lightning and the forces between charges.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
In the 1990's, the computer market in America started to bloom. This was the era of dial up modems which connected machines to the internet via telephone cables. Soon after, we started to see things go to wireless, and the internet became more accessible in various parts...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Despite huge Hollywood movies, last minute political shifts and surprising athletic accomplishments, nothing can come close to bizarre and fascinating nature. After thousands of years of exploring the most common and remote places, we still continue to find truly remarkable aspects of our...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
As we understand more about health and nutrition, the more we strive to make our bodies as healthy as possible. This means practicing proper dietary standards, exercising and keeping health risks at bay. One of the largest aspects of this is dealing with the fat on our bodies, but...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The energy conversation here on Earth is very important because it has applications in nearly every aspect of our lives. Everything from the medical industry to waste management to technology and even entertainment are all subject to greater energy demands. Plants have created a way of...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Humanity has been fascinated by the concept of longevity. In the past 200,000 years of residence on this planet we've implemented a lot of technological changes that impact nearly every aspect of our lives. Our ability to eat food comfortably, stay warm in cold weather, and even...
Topics Covered: age, aging, biology, florida, fruit flies, genetics, life systems, longevity, ponce de leon, question energy, Question Power, question your world, science, science museum of virginia, stem, the body human, immune system, medical research, physiology, health, FOXO genes, PGRP, Buck Institute
Thursday, January 23, 2014
From the letter press to cutting-edge 3-d bio printers, the story of printing evolution has come a long way! Currently scientists are using 3-d bio printing technology to create organs to help people in need. Pretty remarkable stuff!
Monday, December 30, 2013
Happy New Year! Millions of people gather each year in New York City to usher in the upcoming year. Billions more join this celebration in various other mega cities around the planet. So, what is a mega city? Each year around midnight on Dec 31st...
Topics Covered: Billions, celebration, cities, exponential growth rate, Humans, millions, new york city, numbers, Population, question energy, Question Power, question your world, science, science museum of virginia, stem, tokyo, Mega Cities, urban areas, urban planning, environment, geography, sociology