LSOP Live: Physics of the Body, November 19, 2021

There is a lot of physics that underlies the way your body works, and we’ll explore 20 different cool experiments that illustrate how principles of electricity, sound, motion, and light are are at work in your body. We will show you how to make a simple “lie detector” that can tell if you are nervous, [...]

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Spooky Science: Adventures Beyond the Rainbow

In this episode, we’ll show you how to see the blood flowing through your veins, how to use a light bulb to take an “X-ray” of your hand, and how to make writing vanish and reappear. In a half hour, we’ll share 20+ demonstrations that are based in science, but appear a bit spooky, from [...]

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LSOP Live: Please Try This At Home, Water and Air, October 8, 2021

In this episode, we’ll share 20+ activities you can try at home or in the classroom, all while learning about the properties of water and air. We’ll make a rubber duck float half a foot above the surface of a fish tank, we’ll make a light bulb float in mid-air, we’ll make coins disappear, we’ll […]

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Show Me Some Science! What Is An Electrical Substation

Every wonder what an electrical power substation is? Brenna, in collaboration with LSOP and 4-H, asks Brent Sydow, the Operations Manager of United Power.

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LSOP Live: Get Moving!, September 24, 2021

How does it feel when someone drops a 12 foot beach ball on you? Are there mattresses that you simply can’t jump on? Can we make a giant stuffed bear sail across CSU’s lagoon on a homemade hovercraft without it capsizing? The Little Shop Live team is back with another action-packed episode, this time on [...]

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Wellington Middle School Classroom Connections

The Little Shop of Physics had an awesome day of interactive science engagement at Wellington Middle School! We did a force and motion LSOP Classroom Connections program with the entire school — all 600+ students in grades 6-8!

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Ram Welcome 2021

Every August, Colorado State University welcomes new students and their families. Ram Welcome is a series of formal and informal events to orient folks to this amazing community. Little Shop of Physics is proud to take part in this annual tradition.

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LSOP Live: Everyday Science, Friday, May 14

In our season finale, we  show you dozens of cool science experiments and science tricks you can do at home with easy-to-find materials. You can make things float in the air, make things disappear, make things ride on a cushion of steam and more! We invited every member of the LSOP Live team to show [...]

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Two LSOP Interns Awarded Noyce Scholarship

Brenna Sydow and Emma Szalach, both interns at Little Shop of Physics, are the two recipients of the 2021 Colorado State University Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship. This highly competitive $10,000 scholarship is named after Robert Noyce, the co-founded Intel, and is funded by the National Science Foundation. The goal of the scholarship is to support […]

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Classroom Connections: Q&A with PSD Virtual, May 6, 2021

This week, the LSOP crew answered questions from PSD Virtual’s 2nd graders. There were so many good questions, that we weren’t able to answer them all. But fear not…we’re making videos to answer the rest of them!

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