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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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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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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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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 […]

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Cloud in a Jar

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First, you will need to download the Cloud in a Jar lab manual, which can be found here: We explored states of matter in our activity Crystal Paint, specifically how those states of matter can change. In this activity, we will determine whether or not those state changes are reversible or non-reversible. If you were […]

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Crystal Paint

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First, you will need to download the Crystal Paint lab manual, which can be found here: Look around you. What kind of things are in your surroundings? Although I don’t know where you are or what you’re looking at, I can say this next statement with 100% confidence: everything around you is made of matter. […]