Friday, September 7, 2012
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
Have you ever considered the numbers involved with Halloween? Ever wonder how much is spent on candy for Halloween? Check out this clip and have a Happy Halloween!
Have you ever thought about the numbers surrounding Thanksgiving? How many dollars are spent on turkey? How many pounds of tryptophan is that anyway?
Oil is a finite resource that powers a lot of our day to day world. Hurry now while supplies last!
Topics Covered: Question Power, oil, Watt, Watt Wall, power, energy, Non-renewable, resources, Measuring Energy, Global, RVA, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, Earth Resources, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, physics, chemistry, Physical Science, Earth Science, numbers, future, green, eco, renewable, Money, Planning, Accounting, fuel, Population, gas
Natural gas generates 31% of Virginia’s energy. Whether it’s powering your house or is the butt of schoolyard jokes – this finite resource is a major player in energy consumption.
Topics Covered: Question Power, Natural, gas, Natural Gas, Watt, power, energy, Measuring Energy, Global, Watt Wall, RVA, resources, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Physical Science, chemistry, Force, Motion, Earth Resources, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Changes, numbers, future, green, eco, renewable, Money, Planning, Accounting, fuel, Population
There sure is a lot of stuff orbiting around Earth! We had to put in a call to clutter cleaner Matt Paxton of TV's "HOARDERS" to help talk the Earth into cleaning up her space! Well, maybe not, but check out this clip to learn about the oh so trashy truth about space junk!
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Cosmic Hoarders, Matt Paxton, space, Space Junk, Debris, Trash, Trash Man, Hoarders, Junk, RVA, earth, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Force, Motion, energy, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Physical Science, chemistry, physics
Coffee is one of the most commonly purchased products in the United States. Actually about 400 million cups of coffee are sold every single day!
Topics Covered: the body human, coffee, drinks, qyw, question your world, beverages, food, health, home, nutrition, wellness, the body human, Drink, RVA, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, United States, Unites States of America, Life Science, chemistry, biology, Life Processes, Liquid, Chemicals
Monday, December 27, 2010
Fruitcake facts: The average fruitcake weighs 2 pounds. Fruitcake has the same density as mahogany. Fruitcake has been around since Roman times. In the 18th century, fruitcake was outlawed in Europe. Almost 3000 pounds of fruitcake were delivered to Iraq in 2006....
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Turkey meat: white vs. dark - What causes the color difference between white and dark turkey meat? The type of muscle fiber determines the color of the meat. Dark turkey meat has slow contraction muscle fibers. Slow contraction muscle fibers, sometimes called slow twitch muscle fibers, are...