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
This activity is just one of 40 activities in the Grade 9/10 demo series available at the STAO website.
The cells of green plants contain the pigment chlorophyll in organelles called chloroplasts. Continue reading
In this episode, Adam and Jamie conduct a controlled experiment to determine the cause of the rapid production of carbon dioxide gas that occurs when Mentos mints are added to a carbonated beverage.
In this teacher demo, Mentos mints are used to unleash the dissolved carbon dioxide in a 2 L bottle of carbonated pop, producing a 2-3 m fountain. Continue reading