Friday, September 7, 2012
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...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Want to wow your guests at the Thanksgiving dinner table with your incredible knowledge of turkey trivia? Check out these "Turkey Day" facts! Most farm raised turkeys are White Hollands. They cannot fly. An adult turkey has about 3500 feathers. Big Bird’s...