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Let’s Get Instrumental – July 9th

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Video coming soon! First, you will need to download the Let’s Get Instrumental lab manual, which can be found here: We have talked previously about sound in episode 36 and 39. We have identified frequency, pitch, and sound waves so far. We have not yet classified artificial or natural sounds! Artificial sounds are sounds made […]

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BURRRing Your Own A/C – July 8th

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Video coming soon! First, you will need to download the BURRRing Your Own A/C lab manual, which can be found here: Nothing is quite as great as coming inside after playing in the hot sun and feeling the air conditioning (or A/C) hit your sweaty skin. Except, this is a feeling many people have never […]

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Hang on for Zeer Life – July 7th

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First, you will need to download the Hang on for Zeer Life lab manual, which can be found here: With summer now in session, you may be visiting a few lakes or pools. Some of these large bodies of water, in particular, are rather cold even on the hottest days! Why could this be? Water […]

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What’s That Sound? – July 6th

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First, you will need to download the What’s That Sound? lab manual, which can be found here: In episode 36, we discussed how our ears hear sound! Now, let’s explore how sound travels to our ears and to the ears of others. Sound travels in waves, and that wave needs a medium to travel through. […]

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Go With the Flow – July 3rd

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First, you will need to download the Go With the Flow lab manual, which can be found here: Have you turned on a light today? Turned on the TV? Or maybe plugged in a phone to charge? Have you thought of how the electricity travels to power these devices? All of these are powered by […]

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Radiant Rays – July 2nd

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First, you will need to download the Radiant Rays lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever tried to cook an egg on the sidewalk? Or maybe you watched a video of someone do it online. You (or the person in the video), may have been successful after a loooooong period of time. […]

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Hearing What? – July 1st

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First, you will need to download the Hearing What? lab manual, which can be found here: Can you hear that? Did you feel that? That’s sound at work! How does sound work anyway? This episode will explore exactly that! Sound travels in waves, similar to the way a wave forms in the water. While sound […]

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A Few Screws Loose

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First, you will need to download the A Few Loose Screws lab manual, which can be found here: Let’s take it back a few (hundred) years and consider the technology present. Now, you may be thinking, “Hey, I thought my new phone only came out last month? What do you mean they had technology hundreds […]

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Use That Noggin’!

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First, you will need to download the Use That Noggin’! lab manual, which can be found here: In episode 27, Don’t Be A-Freud of Psych, we discussed psychology as the study of the brain and behaviour. But what does our brain look like? And how does it have control of our entire body? This episode […]

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Lose Your Cool

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First, you will need to download the Lose Your Cool lab manual, which can be found here: It’s almost July, and things are heating up in many places across the world! This temperature increase is due to a number of factors, but how does the heat stick around? This episode will explore radiation and the […]