Feb 062012

After some time off and a sickness, the Tuesday installments of “Ted Keller the Science Feller” will be back on KOZL’s “Live at 4” show starting tomorrow.

The topics for the next few weeks:

Tuesday 2/7: Static Electricity

What is it?  The attractive force. Creating static charge. How to stop getting “shocked” in the winter.  Careful when pumping gas!

Tuesday 2/14: Magnets (attraction on Valentine’s Day!)

Magnetism as a force.  The dipole concept. The Earth’s magnetic field. Making a compass.

Tuesday 2/21: Fun with 2 Liter bottles including launching a rocket!

Making a cloud chamber.  The tornado in a bottle.  Using air pressure to launch one tens of feet into the air!