Couch Potato Lab

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. […]

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Movement Mania!

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First, you will need to download the Movement Mania! lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever wondered what your arm looks like when you take off all the flesh? Me too. In Movement Mania!, we will show you without the need for an x-ray! Muscles and bones make up two very important […]

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Looking for Gold

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First, you will need to download the Looking for Gold lab manual, which can be found here: Ahoy! Ready to hunt for gold? Sadly, we are not looking for treasure and riches in this activity. But, we are exploring the golden ratio. What is the golden ratio anyway? Well, it is a specific number that […]

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Digestion Station

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First, you will need to download the Digestion Station lab manual, which can be found here: Imagine you are eating a big bite of your favourite food. For me, that would be donuts… yum! You chew the food for a while and then finally swallow. What happens to the food after that? Where does it […]

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Friction in a Bottle

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First, you will need to download the Friction in a Bottle lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever found yourself outside on a cold day without any mittens? You may have rubbed your hands together to generate some heat. Give it a try right now! How do your hands feel? Your hands […]

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Zoom Zoom

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First, you will need to download the Zoom Zoom Lab Manual, which can be found here: May the Fourth Be With You! Aka, Happy Star Wars Day! When the phrase “May the Force Be With You” was first introduced in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, this became a classic line in the popular […]

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Take a Breath!

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First, you will need to download the Take a Breath! lab manual, which can be found here: You know that thing you do when you are nervous and are about to do something brave? Or when you are so tired from running? Or when you are focusing on falling asleep at night? Yes my friends, […]