Electrical Fields and Balloons
Today Moe was curious about a video he saw on YouTube where a balloon was picking up scraps of paper. He asked to try it and this is the result! Comment below with what you think is happening based on what we've talked about in class!
Thanks for the cool idea, Moe!
Todday's SciFri will help us understand just how insane atoms are! It's kind of wild to imagine how small they are and the fact that they are mostly empty space.
Ms. Frizzle and No Friction
In case you wanted to watch the whole episode of The Magic School Bus from the clip we saw today, here it is! Oh, nostalgia! :)
But really, take some time to make connections about what we're learning and the examples done through the show. Think about balanced forces and what motion looks like with balanced forces. Think about unbalanced forces and how motion of objects with unbalanced forces might look differently from those with balanced forces.
So this past week I put a plasma ball in the room for students to check out and play with but I figured that we might not really know a lot about plasma, despite the fact that it's the most prevalent type of matter in the ENTIRE UNIVERSE! Our SciFri video tells us a little more about plasma.
Did you know that we have a black hole at the center of our galaxy? Are you scared now??? Well, don't be! Our SciFri video goes over the black hole in the middle of the Milky Way galaxy and the science of why we don't really need to be worried!
Ms. Sereika is a teacher at North Olmsted Middle School teaching 8th grade science.