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Even though most commercially available bubble solutions come with plastic wands, I feel there is a certain bit of fun in trying to engineer your own. There are any number ...
Highs and Lows of Pressure
We all use straws on a regular basis to enjoy our drinks. But did you know that you don't actually suck on a straw? That's right folks - you don't ...
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 ...
We've explored the Launch Cage in Invention Convention at the Children's Museum of Houston several times in the past, mostly as an example for physics. But this time my assistants ...
Science of Submerging
In a prior episode I Got That Sinking Feeling, we explored the relationship between buoyancy and density. We especially focused on how ships made out of metal can float even ...
Well, it looks like my assistants had a great time trick-or-treating. Alas, they seem to have overindulged in their candy and are suffering the consequences on the floor of the ...
We're taking the idea of knocking over milk bottles with a ball on its head in this O Wow Moment episode from the Children's Museum of Houston! We build ourselves ...
Time for our imaginations and engineering skills to take flight! In the Invention Convention exhibit at the Children's Museum of Houston, we have the Launch Cage, a place where we ...
Levity Through Tension
In moderation, practical jokes can be quite fun. They're even better when science gets involved! In this case, I use surface tension to create a "dribble bottle." Hee hee - ...
Full of Hot Air – Hot Air Balloon Making
I'm not a big fan of heights, which is probably why I have not personally taken a hot air balloon flight, nor do I plan to do so anytime soon. ...
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