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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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Soap in the Microwave - Science Fair Project Idea

This is the perfect experiment for our motto, "Don't do it at home, do it at a friend's home." Who wants to make a mess in their own microwave? Ivory soap is one of the only soaps that float. Drop it in water and check for yourself. But how…
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Lie Detection with the Classic Iodine Clock Reaction

Clay and Nick from Lenski Elementary joined me on 9News this week to test the honesty of 9News anchor Mark Koebrich. Two clear liquids are mixed together and a question is asked. A truthful answer, and the liquid will remain clear. An untruthful…

Patriotic Monster Foam - Exploding Hydrogen Peroxide

Since fireworks are no longer an option, you have to find some way to occupy your time on the 4th of July. I turned to my demo team and brainstormed anything we could do in the backyard at 9News for the celebration. Here's the classic Elephant's…

Thanksgiving Table Tricks - Egg Drop Inertia

My relatives all know that any time we are gathered around the table is a great time for me to show off my newest table tricks... Thanksgiving is no exception.  But, with something like the Egg Drop it has to be just right, so why not practice…