Tag Archives for: "Electricity"

LSOP Live: Electricity

August 28, 2020 In our very first installment of LSOP Live, Brian, Brenna, and Maude experiment with electricity. Check out these awesome experiments involving static electricity, electric charges, and electric currents.

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Everything You Need to Know About Electricity

What happens when you plug a pickle into an electrical outlet? Just what is the “static” that makes your socks stick together when they come out of the dryer? Here we’ll explore electric charges, forces, and fields.

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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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EveryDay Science: Electricity Part 2

Brian, Claire and Madeline try their hand and making and breaking circuits!

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EveryDay Science: Electricity Part 1

Brian meets Claire and Madeline, a couple of Junior Broadcasters from Tavelli Elementary School in Fort Collins. Together they begin to explore electricity.

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Flash Science: Graphite Glow

This week, Rachel shows us an awesome experiment which uses electricity to heat up the graphite in a pencil lead, making it glow very bright!

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Flash Science: A Glass Conductor

We typically think of glass as an insulator, but it will conduct electricity if it gets hot enough!

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Flash Science: Electric Pickle

A ground fault protected cable passes electricity through a pickled cucumber, this produces a surprising glowing effect in the cucumber.

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EveryDay Science: Magnetism Part 10

Brian, Taylor and Bailey experiment with a magnet, a coil of wire, and an electric guitar. This is how a pickup works on an electric stringed instrument such as a guitar or bass.

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EveryDay Science: Magnetism Part 6

Brian, Bailey and Taylor begin to explore some of the connections between electricity and magnetism.

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