Topic: Question Power

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!
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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.
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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!
Water is a vital necessity for all life on this planet, but also plays a huge role in our energy consumption. Want to learn more? Consult a dam expert.
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.
The Earth’s natural energy has been fueling ecosystems around the world for billions of years. What are some ways that we can tap into this renewable resource?


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