Today, our daughter asked how plants grow, so I looked around for answers for her. Here are some options that look really interesting: How does a seed become a plant? SciShow Kids is a great go-to channel, and they have a video on this topic, here: They also have a terrific playlist titled “Watch ItContinue reading “How Plants Grow”
I came across this awesome video from SKUNK BEAR explaining how the sound engineers on the Star Wars movies came up with the sound of those iconic blasters and I knew I had to share it with you. Now I also want to go throw stones at a frozen lake and dig out a slinky.Continue reading “Pew pew pew. The physics of your favourite blaster sound.”
The Biodiversity Heritage Library has a wonderful collection of resources about our shared biodiversity online. It is a terrific resource for kids and anyone interested in biodiversity.
This morning our daughter asked me what happens when lightning strikes an airplane. It is a great question so I did a little digging and the answers are fascinating.
Did you know that knowing the size of raindrops can help scientists better predict storm behaviour and the after effects of storms in different regions? The GPM mission is designed to help do just that.
Volcanos are one of the most spectacular natural phenomena and also one of the most devastating. Here is an overview.
Listen to this: According to Wikipedia: A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. “harbor wave”; English pronunciation: /tsuːˈnɑːmi/) , also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a largeContinue reading “Tsunami’s”