Sick Science! Videos

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The Science of Sugar - How Much Sugar is in a Can of Soda?

Do you know how much sugar is in that can of soda you drink every afternoon? It's well known that sugar accounts for the high calories in soda that lead to weight gain and unhealthy habits. But just how much is in that can and what about diet…
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The Science of Tornadoes

Tornado season and extreme weather have come early to parts of the midwest already this year. Tornadoes cause widespread damage and loss of lives. But what is the science behind what causes a tornado to form? Tornadoes are funnels of spinning…
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Eating Nails for Breakfast - Is There Really Iron in Your Cereal?

What kind of cereal do you eat in the morning? Are you a Fruit Loops kind of person or more serious, like a Total cereal eater? Whatever you eat, turn the box to the side and look at the ingredients. If your cereal is "iron fortified" what does…
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Wrecking Ball Science - Will the Bowling Ball Smash the News Anchor's Face?

Who else but Steve shows up at a television studio and makes a request to hang a 16-pound bowling ball from the ceiling? It's for science, silly, and a lesson in the Laws of Motion. 9News Anchorman Mark Koebrich helped Steve demonstrate energy…
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Young Scientist Studies the Greenhouse Effect Through Science Fair Project

Steve visits many science fairs throughout the year and listens to students share their projects. This spring, he found a young man who did an amazing project on the Greenhouse Effect. Saul, a second grader, didn't just research his topic, he…
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The Science of Polymers -- The Leak Proof Bag

Here's an easy and inexpensive way to get kids excited about science. All you need is a few pencils or cooking skewers, water and some plastic bags. This experiment is perfect for early childhood learners, preschoolers or even older children…
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Eggceptional Eggs-periments - Get the Egg in the Bottle

In honor of the fast approaching Easter Holiday (Sunday, April 8th), we are celebrating the amazing, edible egg all week with experiments and activities to do with your eggs. Today, we are celebrating the classic Egg in the Bottle trick. Steve…
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Some Super Slippery Science Fair Projects from Steve Spangler and Friends

Steve Spangler had two talented and amazing scientists join him this week on his television segment at 9News. Both Elli and Bryce had science fair projects that tested and used different types of oils. Elli is a 4th grader. Her science fair…
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Steve Burns News Anchor's Money and Sprays Her with Fire Extinguisher

It was Steve's first time working with 9News anchor Corey Rose. Someone should have warned Corey to go light on the hairspray and wear fire retardant clothes. She also should have never handed Steve a $20 bill. During this segment, Steve performed…
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The Science of Valentine's Day - Love Potions, Love Meters and Hidden Messages

Are you looking to add a little science into your Valentine's Day? Have no fear, because the Science Love Doctor is in. Love Meter Are you hot enough to make the Love Meter boil? Simply grab the meter at the bottom and watch what happens.…