How to crush a soda can using the power of air. Continue reading
Sitting around a campfire, you can feel its heat, smell the woody smoke, and hear it crackle. If you get too close, it burns your eyes and stings your nostrils. You could stare at the bright flames forever as they twist and flicker in endless incarnations… But what exactly are you looking at? Elizabeth Cox illuminates the science behind fire. Continue reading
It’s estimated that over 175 million Americans will participate in Halloween activities this year spending nearly $9 billion on all that fun. Every year our 9NEWS viewers turn to Steve Spangler to help add just the right science twist to their Halloween celebration. Continue reading
It’s been called the “vinegar and baking soda” reaction for a new generation. While science teachers have been dropping candies and mints into 2-liter bottles of soda for years in an effort to release all of the dissolved carbon dioxide, the Mentos and Diet Coke reaction became world famous in 2005. Continue reading
These bubbles freeze faster than they pop. Continue reading
If The Earth was shrunk down to the size of a tennis ball, how big would the universe be? Wren is here to show you!
Thanks for the idea Peter!!!
This week Reactions is taking the science and chemistry to Mars! Today we’re looking at a brilliant new potential use for pee in space, and URINE for a surprise, it flows a bit farther than drinking water! Continue reading
Color Mixing Gobstoppers (Candy Science)
Gobstopper candies are known for their colors, but what would happen if they were dissolved in water?
Hard candies are known for their bright colors, delicious tastes, as well as having a ton of sugar. While munching on a handful of candy every once in a while can be a tasty treat, we like conducting experiments with them, too! We especially love Gobstoppers. They have layers of colors that, when they dissolve into water, do something very peculiar…