Get Your Science On

Get Your Science On is our newest podcast. It features the Little Shop of Physics traveling hands-on experiments that make up our road program (see School Visits). These short videos will teaching you how to make cool science experiments with household items.

Namibia Visitors: Liquid Crystal

Ignasius and Sherri from B2Gold Namibia join the Little Shop of Physics team for a demonstration of crystal growth in a supercooled liquid.

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Get Your Science On: Rotation Translation

Three balls go down tracks of varying widths. Which gets down first? The answer may surprise you!

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Get Your Science On: Crystal Clear

This week, Fey shows us a neat experiment called Crystal Clear, which uses a calcite crystal to make an image that is only clear when you’re wearing polarized glasses.

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Get Your Science On: Mirror Mirror

This experiment creates an illusion of an endless tunnel of lights going off into the distance forever.

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Get Your Science On: Polarized Privacy

This week, Katie shows us how to build a cool science experiment while recycling an old laptop computer.

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Get Your Science On: Chronophones

This week, McKenna teaches us how to build Chronophones, a classic LSOP experiment that makes things sound like they’re coming from different places than they actually are.

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Get Your Science On: StaticSaurus

This week, Heather shows us how to build a toy that detects static electricity!

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Get Your Science On: Pressure Cooker

This week, Mayon shows us how to build a neat little experiment which show some of the physical properties of gasses in a way you can really feel!

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Get Your Science On: Human Powered Clock

This week John shows us how to build a human powered clock.

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Get Your Science On: Chilly Drilly

By manually turning the drill, you can make the white square get warm or cold.

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Get Your Science On: Bernoulli Ball

Bryan shows us a surprising experiment you can do with a ping pong ball. You might think this is a trick, and you’d be right.

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Get Your Science On: Horseshoe Magnet

Joe shows us how to make a strong electromagnet with a horseshoe.

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Get Your Science On: Mag Nuts

Katie shows up how to build Mag Nuts, a simple experiment with a magnetic and hardware nuts.

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Get Your Science On: Flashy Photon Radio

This week Rachel shows us an awesome experiment to transmit sound using light.

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Get Your Science On: What Keeps the Ball in the Cup?

Victoria has a simple surprising experiment. What Keeps the Ball in the Cup?

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Get Your Science On: Color Confusion

John shows us Color Confusion — an awesome and colorful little experiment.

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Get Your Science On: Wormhole

Wormhole is an awesome illusion created by using special mirrors.

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Get You Science On: Frozen Shadows

Katie shows us how to build Frozen Shadows. Put your hands or other objects on the glow paper, and engage the flash. Check out your awesome Frozen Shadows!

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Get Your Science On: Jupiter Jar

John shows how to make a Jupiter Jar. This awesome experiment shows you how a fluid flows in a spinning globe. This is analogous to the motion of the atmosphere on Jupiter (or the Earth!)

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Get Your Science On: Magnetic Line Dancing

Kayla shows us an awesome experiment to show changing magnetic field lines!

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Get Your Science On: Big Ears

This week Katie shows us how to build Big Ears. This experiment makes it so you can hear sounds very well, but only in the direction the headphones are pointing.

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Get Your Science On: Fluorescent Fluids

This week Adam shows us how to make an awesome glowy science experiment.

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Get Your Science On: Ramphone

Katie shows as an awesome experiment you can build where sound actually travels through your head instead of through the air! It’s all in your head!

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Get Your Science On: Photon of the Opera

Joe shows us how we can make an electric generator with a salad spinner, some magnets and a coil of wire.

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Get Your Science On: Dancing Lightbulb

Adam shows us how you can use a magnet to make the filament in a lightbulb dance!

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Get Your Science On: Writing With Light

Heather shows us a cool experiment you can make with glow-in-the-dark paper and different color LED lights.

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Get Your Science On: Funky Ferro Fluid

This week, Mayon show’s us how to build an awesome experiment: Funky Ferro Fluid. Music is used to make a magnetic liquid dance!

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Get Your Science On: Soaring Sphere

In this episode, and show us how to make a beach ball levitate in the air! All you need is an air blower and a ball.

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Get Your Science On: String Fountain

Adam shows off a colorful and dynamic experiment that you can build with a blower, some flexible tubing, plastic pipe and some yarn!

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Get Your Science On: Cloud Slicer

Jesse shows us an awesome experiment you can build with an ultrasonic humidifier, aquarium, and laser. It’s a really neat way to view the dynamic convection of a cloud.

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Get Your Science On: Voice Vibrations

In this episode, Mayon shows us an awesome way to see sound using a microphone, speaker, and a piece of rubber!

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Get Your Science On: Bolt Eater

In this episode of Get Your Science On, Mayon demonstrates how to build a Bolt Eater — a simple electrogmagnet with made with a solenoid or a coil of wires.

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Get Your Science On: Bad Hair Day

On this episode of Get Your Science On, Mayon shows us an awesome experiment that you can build with a some magnets, iron filings, and glass bottles.

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Get Your Science On: Dark Vibrations

In this episode of Get Your Science On, Katie shows you a neat experiment that shows waves. You can build it with a vibrating back massager and some string.

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Get Your Science On: Fogland

In this episode of Get Your Science On, Spice shows us an awesome new experiment that she came up with a couple of months ago. Fogland uses a humidifier, and under-inflated tire, and a plastic tub lid.

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Get Your Science On: Loop to Loop

In this episode of Get Your Science On, Joe shows off a cool obstacle course you can set up and do with a ping pong ball and a hair dryer!

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Get Your Science On: Cartesian Diver

In this episode of “Get Your Science On”, Nicole shares a great little experiment you can make with some catchup packets and a plastic bottle filled with water. This also makes a great party trick!

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Get Your Science On: Touch a Cloud

In this episode of “Get Your Science On”, Heather shows you a simple experiment you can build with a humidifier and a bowl.

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Get Your Science On: Mimicking Mallards

In this episode of Get Your Science On, Rachel shows off a cool experiment you can do by hanging a pair of small toys (like rubber ducks or toy cars) from a string.

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Get Your Science On: Lasers in the Mist

In this episode of “Get Your Science On”, Adam shows you some cool experiments with light scattering that you can do using a laser, a humidifier, and some small mirrors.

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Get Your Science On: You Are the Antenna

Brian demonstrates a cool experiment that you can build with an FM radio and a metal trash bin!

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