Growing Bacteria Experiment Helps BJ and Howie from Alice 105.9 Search for "Things" in the Studio

BJ and Howie are familiar voices to morning listeners of Alice 105.9. Whenever their conversation veers off on a science tangent, I know that my phone might ring. Several months ago, Howie was so certain that the studio was infected with mold spores that he paid to have his workplace tested. Any guesses? That's right... no mold of any significance. Today's [...]

Floating Potato Debate – Alice 105.9

Just got a call from Slacker and Steve at Alice 105.9 with this question... "Do potatoes float in water?" I'll give you a second to think... Potatoes sink in regular water, but they'll float in salt water or sugar water. Here's the experiment that thousands of science teachers do each year with their students about floating and sinking potatoes. [display_podcast] If you're the kind [...]