This week’s episode is out of this world! Former astronaut Tom Henricks will answer viewers’ questions and share stories from his four space missions. We’ll have a blast with the explosive chemistry behind the Science Mill’s Hydrogen Ball Launcher (hint: it’s also used on the International Space Station) and launch our own rockets using household items.
Watch LIVE tomorrow on Facebook at 11am CT Tuesday, April 28! Science Mill staff will be available to answer your space-related questions in the comments.
Can’t join us live? Watch this episode and others at the Explorer Zoneon the Science Mill website, where you’ll find DIY activities, educational games, Career Connections info and more.
Ask a virologist!
Associate Professor Dr. Nels C. Elde from the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah will be joining us on the Explorer Zone May 12 to answer your questions about virology, the study of viruses, and specifically coronavirus COVID-19.
Join the conversation and send us your questions for Dr. Elde to firstname.lastname@example.org, or message us on social media -- Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Watch Episode 4 now and start asking, “How does nature do that?” Meet animals with amazing adaptations and discover inventions inspired by nature. View it at the Explorer Zone, along with awesome apps and other tools for exploring nature:
Become a backyard biologist with the iNaturalist or Seek apps
Find inspiration for your big ideas at AskNature.com
Play DazzleBugs, a game designed to test camouflage theories
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