Mixtures 5: Hot Cocoa

Posted March 7, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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Cocoa does not like to mix with cold water. Brian and the team use emulsifiers, heating and good old fashioned stirring to get the cocoa to mix in for a delicious beverage!

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Mixtures 4: Paper Boats

Posted February 28, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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We’ve already seen that oil and water don’t mix. In this episode, we see how we can use this to propel little paper “boats” on the surface of water.

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Mixtures 3: Magic Sand

Posted February 21, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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Magic Sand is specially treated sand that does not get wet! Another way of thinking of it is that it does not mix with water. At all. We play around with magic sand and then find a way to get it wet!

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Mixtures 2: Oil and Water

Posted February 14, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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First we play around with cornstarch and water a little bit more. Then we see what happens when you try to mix oil and water!

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Mixtures 1: Show Open and Forces

Posted February 7, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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This is our first podcast from a new EveryDay Science Show. The show is titled Mixtures and we will start off by looking at cornstarch and water. Sometimes it behaves like a liquid and sometimes it behaves like a solid. It all depends on the forces involved!

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Discover A New Dimension 10: Illusions and the Size of the Moon

Posted January 31, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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Do you think the moon looks bigger when it’s close to the horizon that when it’s straight overhead? Well, it’s just an illusion…and we can prove it! And we will take a look at EveryDay Science! behind the scenes!

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Discover A New Dimension 9: Perception and Illusions

Posted January 24, 2014 by littleshopofphysics
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When you see objects next to each other, your brain makes certain assumptions. It’s possible to trick your brain into seeing things in different ways! Magicians use some of these tricks which are referred to as smoke and mirrors.

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