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Brain Benders

This week, we’re going to be putting our brains into overdrive as we explore the concepts behind some of the oldest Visual Illusions out there! While we’re at it, we’ll learn a little bit about how light interacts with different materials, how our brains sometimes...

Lightning Strikes

Lightning can be kind of scary, can’t it? Well, what if I told you that it’s caused by something so small that you can’t even see it? And what if that same teeny tiny particle was also what gave us all of our electricity? This week, we’re talking the big and the small...

Trapped In Tar Pits

A long, long time ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Tar Pits bubbled up from beneath the ground. Luckily, we don’t have to deal with those today (although there are still some in LA!) but we do have to deal with a variety of other Viscous Liquids. This week, let’s...

World of Water

Water is an unbelievable substance! Besides being necessary for all life on earth, it also has some interesting properties we can study! Did you know that water actually has a skin on its surface that creates a force called Surface Tension? This week we’ll explore...

Amazing Air

Air is all around us but isn’t always visible. We can feel air when it blows from place to place because of pressure and we can tell that is is all around us because it takes up space. When an object moves through the air, it slows down because air is pushing on it...