Scott Sincoff

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Dancing Corn

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff did a Thanksgiving-themed science experiment – dancing corn. What you need for the experiment: Unpopped popcorn Vinegar Glass of water Baking soda How to conduct the experiment: First, put a handful of the corn kernels into a half–filled glass of water. Next, put a half cup of vinegar into the glass. Nothing happens. But when…

The Science of Ice

Factors of making the perfect ice for hockey

The winter gives us a variety of sports to choose from, but hockey is native to the Northland – and ice, that’s the most important part of the good ol’ hockey game. First things first, temperature. “We turn the temperature down basically as far as we can get it because we’re putting multiple loads on and that’s what we call…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Cold Convection Current

Fun and Easy Science Experiment

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Science Teacher Barry Olson to create a convection current with cold water. What you need for the experiment: Cold water Room temperature water Food coloring Large tank with a barrier How to conduct the experiment: We’re going to take a look at how convection currents work in a liquid….

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Layering Hot Water

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create layers in water. What we need for the experiment: Boiling water Room temperature water Food coloring Large tank with a barrier How to conduct the experiment: We’re going to take a look at how convection currents work in a liquid. They operate…

Snow and Wind Reports for 10/26-10/27

Reports from Thursday and Friday Morning's Winter Weather

SNOW REPORTS – Grand Forks – 0.8″ Fargo – 0.3″ Moorhead, MN – 0.2″ East Grand Forks, MN – 1.5″ Holt, MN – 4.0″ Bagley, MN – 7.5″ Warroad, MN – 8.5″ Pelican Rapids, MN – 1.0″ Mentor, MN – 2.0″ Park Rapids, MN – 4.5″ Detroit Lakes, MN – 2.0′ Lake George, MN – 5.5″ Pembina, ND – 2.0″…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Ballooning Dry Ice

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to experiment with the sublimation of dry ice. What you need for the experiment: Dry Ice Spoon Towel Hammer Gloves Balloon Ruler How you conduct the experiment: We’re going to be demonstrating sublimation of dry ice (CO2).  We are going to use a balloon…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Convection on Fire

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create Convection on Fire. What you need to do the experiment: Lighter Tea Bag Cup to put contents of tea bag in Scissors How to do the experiment: We’re going to demonstrate how a convection current works in the atmosphere. We’re going to…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Dry Ice in Motion

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher, Barry Olson, to display dry ice in motion. What you need for the experiment: Dry Ice Gloves Towel to put Dry Ice On Hammer to break up dry ice Spoon How to do the experiment: We’re going to take a look at using some dry ice…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Hammer of Science

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff tested the Hammer of Science on a non-Newtonian Fluid with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie. Here’s What You Need: Loaf Tin Water Corn Starch Mallet or Hammer of some kind How to Conduct the Experiment: We’re going to use two simple ingredients – corn starch and water. With this, we’re going to create…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Cabbage Indicator

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie to create a Cabbage Indicator. What you need: Ammonia-based Cleaning Solution Cabbage Blender Water Vinegar Strainer or Cheesecloth Cups How to conduct the experiment: One of the classes of chemicals that we work with in the chemistry lab is called indicators. These change some properties in…