Want To Be A Pilot? You Better Have Top Gun Math Skills.

When I was a kid I wanted to be a pilot.  I never imagined how much math was involved in flying.  I would go to airshows and imagine what it would be like to fly high and fast.  I’m sure many people share a similar story, but I would bet that many don’t recognize the […]

No Pressure, But You Should Know More About Pressure

Pressure is a concept that can be confusing for some.  There are the pressures and stress associated with daily tasks like school work, homework, jobs and chores.  There are also the pressures associated with science.  We’re going to look at the science aspect of pressure. Pressure is mostly simply described as an amount of force […]

Have You Heard About the Speed of Sound?

The speed of sound can be hard to grasp for some.  After all, there are other speeds that we are more comfortable with that we use daily.  Just about anyone can judge what rate of speed is in miles per hour, or kilometers per hour.  We see those measurements all of the time driving down the […]

Your Carbon Footprint. Would You Describe It as Bigfoot?

Everyone has a Carbon Footprint.  If you are a consumer of energy that is created by fossil fuels, then there is an attributable amount of CO2 emissions that you have some responsibility for.  Even if you used solar panels on your house, drive an electric car, and think that everything you use is “green”, you are […]

An Energetic Look at Temperature Measurements

When I think of temperature, I usually think of two things.  I think of temperature as it relates to weather and I think of temperature as it relates to my health.  I’m sure I’m not alone in those thoughts.  We look at temperature measurements everyday.  Anytime you turn on the TV or radio to find […]

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