science experiment

Visualizing How Current and Voltage Behave in a Mag Loop Antenna

Visualizing How Current and Voltage Behave in a Mag Loop Antenna

Ace electrical engineer, Jeri Ellsworth, is back to deep-nerding science and technology on YouTube.

Continue Reading
Adventures in (Almost) Making Your Own Gecko Tape

Adventures in (Almost) Making Your Own Gecko Tape

Experimenting with making a tape inspired by the design of gecko feet.

Continue Reading
Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts?

Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts?

Make a photovoltaic solar cell using common household items… and donuts!

Continue Reading

8 Projects to Inspire Your Next Science Fair Experiment

Fun projects to spark your ideas for this year’s science fair

Continue Reading
The Weird Science of the Hot Nickel Ball

The Weird Science of the Hot Nickel Ball

To me, this is citizen science at its reckless best. Very dangerous, don’t try this at home unless you’re a pro, type of stuff, but still fascinating to watch. The series, called “Red Hot Nickel Ball,” on the YouTube Channel Cars and Water, currently contains 74 videos of a red-hot ball of nickel being introduced […]

Continue Reading
Watch a 6-Year-Old Build a Cloud Chamber to Detect Cosmic Rays

Watch a 6-Year-Old Build a Cloud Chamber to Detect Cosmic Rays

The only thing better than watching an entertaining science project and learning something new is watching and learning it from someone a quarter of my age. Samatha, 6, explains in the video below how to quickly and easily build a “cloud chamber,” otherwise known as a cosmic ray detector, with some dry ice and household […]

Continue Reading