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
A candle and beaker of pink phenolphthalein solution are placed inside a jar. The candle is lit and the jar is capped. The flame expectedly goes out as the oxygen is depleted. After the flame is extinguished, the pink solution slowly fades to colourless. What has happened inside the jar?
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Our science guy Steve Spangler in the studio today to teach us a little bit about carbonation, and of course get a little messy. Continue reading
Breathe, the British beer shortage is more about the carbon dioxide than the beer. But CO2 is used in more businesses than you may think. Continue reading
Everyone is self-conscious about having bad breath, but what about acid breath? Our science guy Steve Spangler puts on the lab coat to reveal the chemistry of your breath. Continue reading
Halloween is the perfect time for oozing, bubbling, eye-catching science! If you love to perform science demonstrations, Halloween is a wonderful excuse to fill the cooler with dry ice and get ready for a day filled with “ooze” and ahhhs! Great Halloween Science! Continue reading
The Globe and Mail’s Ivan Semeniuk looks at how a Canadian company, Carbon Engineering, wants to take carbon capture technologies one step further by turning that carbon into fuel