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Science Experiments on the Radio - Visit to the Dom & Jane Show on MIX 100.3

Got a call from the producers at MIX 100.3 in Denver for the Dom & Jane Show. These local radio celebrities are always up for something new... and it was my job this morning to come up with a few science experiments that would play well…

Flying Potatoes in Ireland - Irish Science Teachers Focus on Student Engagement

We just arrived in Shannon, Ireland and we're headed to the University of Limerick for the Irish Science Teachers Association meeting. I've had the great fortune of speaking at this conference twice in 1997 and 2000 where I made some fantastic…
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Dallas Fox 4 News Anchors Experiment with Insta-Snow and Reverse Helium (SF6)

The news anchors at Fox 4 News in Dallas wanted to see if I could find a few ways to make science fun on their Good Day show. Let's see... I could show them pictures of my science project from 3rd grade... or discuss freezing point depression...…
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The Deep Voice Gas - Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6)

It was fun to see David Willey on The Tonight Show this evening doing some nice variations on the classic sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) demo. This is the inert gas that is six times heavier than the air we breath. If you breath in helium (six times…