Bernouli’s Ping Pong Ball Experiment

 Using a hair dryer to levitate a ping pong ball is a classic do it at home science experiment.  It utilizes two basic principles to keep the ball hovering in the air.  The first principle is the transfer of momentum from the moving air particles to the ping pong balls.  Basically, the moving air

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The Power of the Air!
The Power of the Air!

 How did the can get crushed? You could see in the video it wasn’t pushed in by the tongs, so what did it!? This very simple experiment works because of something called Charles’s Law. Charles’s Law says that a gas will get bigger if it gets hotter, or smaller if it gets colder, as long

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Future of CDs and DVDs

 CDs are dying.  It’s an unfortunate but inescapable fact as the world transitions to digital downloading.  But while the end may be in site for CDs and DVDs, it hasn’t come yet.  Before that day actually comes, perhaps we should take a quick look at this awesome technology and how it works. A CD’s

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Gear Up for Summer Giveaway

Are you ready for school to be over and for summer to start?!?! Well, we are here at AstroCamp! In honor of the amazing summer to come we have decided to giveaway some awesome stuff to help you get ready! AstroCamp Gear Up for Summer Giveaway prize includes an AstroCamp hoodie, t-shirt, frisbee, and water

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DIY Experiment: Egg in a Bottle

You might be asking yourself why you would want to put an egg in a bottle. The answer is, of course, for science! This is a great experiment for explaining the basics of the ideal gas law. Mainly, that gases expand and contract when they change temperature. Here we will explore how to actually do

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