Topic: question your world
Friday, September 7, 2012
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
From rear view mirrors to disc brakes, the safety and efficiency of race cars has lead the way to many important inventions that make our day to day driving a lot easier!
Topics Covered: Idea Factory, Racecar, question your world, nascar, Tires, Wheels, technology, Inventions, sports, racing, Auto Racing, Sport, Question, RVA, Data, STEM. Technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Dicovery, Driver's Education, Drive's Ed, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Physical Science, physics
The human body is a pretty amazing and complex thing. to celebrate the human body, and our summer exhibition Body Worlds & The Brain, we made some eye-catching visits to two of our community partners who know a lot about the human form - The Richmond Ballet and The Downtown YMCA.
The brain is the central cerebral powerhouse of our nervous system and carries out commands that involve, well, the entire body! This vital organ takes up about 20% of the oxygen we take in and is a mere 2% of our body mass.
Topics Covered: the body human, brain, sports, Football, science, question your world, Bodies, Body, Brain Power, Oxygen, Brady Bunch, science museum of virginia, virginia science museum, science museum, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Life Processes, Life Science, biology
The human foot is a pretty remarkable part of our bodies. 26 bones working together to do some cool things that keep our lives interesting. This is definitely a huge part in keeping us moving and keeping our lives interesting.
Topics Covered: the body human, foot, human, toes, feet, science, smv, question your world, adventures, anatomy, biology, physiology, science museum of virginia, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Life Science, biology, Leonardo Da Vinci, Drive, Football, Ballet, Bones, Arts, Renaissance
Saturday, December 10, 2011
How long would you dare to age a fruitcake and still eat it, assuming it was made and stored properly? a. 1 year b. 5 years ...
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....
Monday, December 13, 2010
It's snowing! Snow showers are also predicted for Thursday and a winter storm might hit us this weekend. Remember last December? Now for the Question of the Week: What is the percent chance of a white Christmas in Richmond (in any given year)? Answer:...
Monday, November 29, 2010
In the film, The Polar Express, what restored steam locomotive was used as the model for the film's locomotive? Where is it located? See The Polar Express on the IMAX®DOME - the largest screen in Virginia . This holiday classic is now showing daily at the Science...
Monday, November 22, 2010
Model railroading has been around for over 100 years. Can you answer these questions about model trains? What is the difference between the scale and the gauge? Which scales are the most popular? See model trains in action this weekend, November 26-28, at the...