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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…

Drop the Egg into a Glass of Water

The Egg Drop is a classic experiment that illustrates Newton's First Law of Motion and inertia. The goal is to get the egg into the glass of water. Sound easy? Now perch the egg atop a cardboard tube sitting in a pie pan on top of the glass…

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…
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Float or Sink: A Science Lesson at Water World

You might have heard about high school students conducting science experiments at the amusement park. It's a great way for physics students to take measurements and record data from the rides as the learn about Newton's Laws of Motion. There's…