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On this episode of Weather Labs, Austin shows off the science between temperature and air masses and how that works with the weather. Here is what you will need:-Balloon (latex or rubber)-2 liter bottle-Bowl of hot water (as close to boiling temperature as you can safely manage)-Bowl of ice water Take the balloon and stretch […]
On this episode of Weather Labs with 18 Storm Team Meteorologist, Austin Evans, we are talking lightning once again! This time, it will be more visually interesting. Here is what you will need:-Balloon (latex or rubber)-Fluorescent light tube (Be careful with these, they’re fragile and often contain poisonous gas)-A dark room-Wool sweater (or a decent […]
Lightning is one of the most powerful natural occurrences on the face of the planet, if not the most powerful. Hotter than the surface of the sun, hundreds of millions of volts of electricity discharged in a fraction of a second. It is deadly, and unpredictable in nature but you can create a safe simulation […]
In this edition of Weather Labs, Austin shows you how you can make dew and frost in the comfort of your own kitchen without going outside in the cold. For this, you will need:-Two soup (or whatever) cans, needs to be metal.-4 tablespoons of salt-Water-Ice, crushed or otherwise (Crushed didn’t work as well for me) […]
In this edition of Weather Labs, meteorologist Austin Evans shows you how to make a cloud in a jar. For this experiment, you will need the following items: A jar A match Warm water A flashlight Since this involves the use of an open flame, only allow your children to conduct this experiment under the […]