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Young Inventors’ Showcase 2013
It's one of my favorite events at the Children's Museum of Houston - YOUNG INVENTORS' SHOWCASE! It's happening tomorrow (May 18th, 2013) at the Museum. This is an annual event ...
Go Fly A Kite
With Winter FINALLY (hopefully) over, it's time to get outside and enjoy the weather! And what better way than to go fly a kite! My assistants and I went out ...
Ever heard of d3o? It is a liquid armor (yes, I said LIQUID armor) that is being adapted for all sorts of uses (look what I found with a simple ...
New Component in Invention Convention
We have a new component at the Children's Museum of Houston down in Invention Convention - the Animation Station! Created by Digital Dream Labs in Pittsburgh, this component helps teach ...
Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) surround us and are embedded everywhere, from new light bulbs, flashes on cameras, power lights, and even remote controls all use LEDs. But what are LEDs ...
In our recent episode "Science is the Tops," we explored the physics of top spinning and how to make a top using a marker and some cardboard. But, that was a ...
(Almost) Impossible Acts of Balance
In Getting a Sense of Balance, a prior O Wow Moments episode from the Children's Museum of Houston, we discussed how your sense of balance is generated by the semicircular ...
Singing Glasses and Sympathetic Resonance
Miss Manners definitely will not approve of this video or its sequel, but science (and O Wow Moments) must not be held back! In this episode, we're going to explore sympathetic resonance. ...
Ring Wing Glider
So we've done a few prior O Wow Moments here at the Children's Museum of Houston on aerodynamics and planes like Blow Bernoulli Blow and Air Control. Basically, there are ...
Stick Chain Reaction
I don't normally watch reality TV or variety shows, so I missed out on the Kinetic King phenomena on the last America's Got Talent. I only learned about it while ...
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