Thursday, September 5, 2013
The race for the most efficient way to power our planet is happening right now. There are many options ranging from wind to nuclear to hydro power. Sometimes science has to turn to nature for inspiration, after all trees have been using solar energy to survive for millions upon millions of years...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Transportation has been a huge part of humanity. Initially we moved out of Africa and into all corners of the world, then we started to connect locations better by taming animals, building ships, trains, cars, planes, and we’ve even been to the moon! So, it’s no surprise that...
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Friday, August 2, 2013
Science and technology have been leading the way for massive changes throughout human history. We are healthier and more connected to each other than ever thanks to the many individuals working in the science industries. So,how about our meals? Can we more efficiently feed 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...
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!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Supercool, Cool, live science, Demonstration, Experiment, Science Experiment, virginia, United States, Liquid Nitrogen, Lab, Laboratory, science, Shatter penny, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Physical Science, chemistry, physics
All of our planets are pretty interesting celestial bodies. Some are warm and little while others are huge and freezing cold! Here's a quick walk through of the planets in our neighborhood.
Topics Covered: Out of this World, planet, Planets, solar system, Astronomy, Mercury, Mars, Venus, earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Pluto, Cerces, comet, Neptune, Milky Way, science, space, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Physical Science, Earth Science, chemistry, physics
What an amazing thing!! Walking on the moon. Happy Anniversary Buzz, Neil and Michael!
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Chemistry is at its coolest when put to action. Colorful flames and combustion help explain some radical reactions.
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Did you know that 38% of Virginia’s energy is generated by nuclear plants? This finite resource is one of the major players in our energy consumption.
Topics Covered: Question Power, nuclear, Watt, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Energy, energy, Non-renewable, resources, science, Global, Measuring Energy, Watt Wall, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, Matter, Earth Resouces, Physical Science, physics, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Changes, Homer Simpson, Numbers Future, green, eco, renewable, Money, Planning, Accounting, fuel, Population
What is one way to harness sustainable energy? The answer is blowing in the wind.
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