STEAM WEEK: MARCH 8-12, 2021
STEAM Week is a PTO sponsored week-long event to stimulate the student’s interest in STEAM. Students love to participate in various school-wide and in-class activities to promote the love of science!
FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT – THE YUCK SHOW: FEBRUARY 4, 2021
Who is ready for some science? The Prospect PTO is excited to partner with the Oak PTO and the Yuck Show to provide a night of interactive scientific fun! Please visit the landing page for more information about the presentation: http://yuckshow.com/d181.
The fun doesn’t have to end quite yet! Wait until you check out the 45 minute science show video which includes the experiments we saw this week as well as many new ones for the whole family to enjoy. The video will be available through Friday, Feb 10, so feel free to watch as many times as you would like!
An index of the demonstrations and links to more Yuck science videos are below!
Index:01:45 Mentos geysers02:35 Inflating balloons with vinegar and baking soda03:43 Giant balloon04:51 Inflating giant balloon with vinegar and baking soda08:04 Alka Seltzer rockets12:02 Ping pong ball explosion16:47 Popcorn explosion24:07 Leidenfrost effect with liquid nitrogen25:18 Leidenfrost effect in kitchen27:22 Bernoulli’s principle explained28:19 Bernoulli’s principle examples29:51 Isopropyl combustion34:31 Elephant toothpaste reaction36:55 Potential energy and kinetic energy38:14 Coprolite38:55 Hadrosaur egg39:19 Making elephant toothpaste together
Yuck for Kids blog: https://www.yuckshow.com/kids
More elephant toothpaste videos: https://www.youtube.com/
More liquid nitrogen videos: https://www.youtube.com/