Topic: Question Power
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Now that it’s spring, we’re all looking to clean up and get rid of some of the unused items in our homes. This April, the Museum will be collecting electronic devices from the community to recycle – but what about everything else? Instead of pitching your old things into the...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
There are currently over seven billion humans on this planet. As this population grows we'll need more and more homes for all these people. With limited resources and a constant watch over our impact on the environment, a big question gets brought up frequently for future...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
What’s the future of fuel? Well, there are many ideas that have been presented ranging from solar to wind to hydropower. The growing energy needs of our planet will require some creative thinking and likely some ideas that don’t reside in the standard energy...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
If you’re reading this you must be using some sort of computer. Most of us have an idea about the origins of our modern computer units, but sometimes explaining the lineage of these machines leads only up to the first design. The big question is - how did we get all...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 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...
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...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
How do solids, liquids and gases react to extremely cold temperatures? Watch wide-eyed as pennies shatter, balloons shrink and plants crumble. Observe matter change state right in front of you!
Chemistry is at its coolest when put to action! Witness four different types of chemical reactions. See colorful flames, a foam fountain and a rainbow in a tube! Learn the difference between exothermic and endothermic reactions and watch as a colorless liquid solution changes blue once shaken.
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!
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