It has been a while since I've done #WomenInSTEMWednesday but I decided it's time to pick it up again and this is the perfect way for me to start things back up. I spent this past Saturday with one of my good friends and we started talking about diversity in the work place, Black History … Continue reading #WomenInSTEMWednesday: June Bacon-Bercey
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After Tulsa saw several days of snow and dangerously cold temperatures, I knew that we needed to come up with some activities and experiments children could do that would let them play outside in the snow but minimize their time outside (we were seeing wind chills in the 20-25 degrees BELOW ZERO range!) Here is … Continue reading Winter weather activities: Freezing and melting hands/globes
When meteorologists are looking at snowfall, the amount of water (or snowfall ratio) plays a big portion of what we could see. Snow ratios refer to the liquid-equivalent of the snowfall. Snow ratios tend to get higher the colder it gets but is also based on total available moisture in the atmosphere. Snowfall in Oklahoma … Continue reading Winter weather activities: How much water is in the snow
Are you and the kids cooped up inside and want to go play in the snow? Here’s a science experiment that will let the kids still learn while having fun in the snow! We're going to make a SNOW VOLCANO using things from around the house (NOTE: this can also be done using sand instead … Continue reading Winter weather activities: Making a snow volcano
During the winter months, if you spend any time on social media, you'll typically see at least one video of something throwing a pot of boiling water into the air and it turns to snow. In my opinion, it’s one of the cooler science experiments that can be done when you have drastically cold temperatures. … Continue reading Winter weather activities: How to turn boiling water into snow