Scott Sincoff

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Lunch Bag Chemistry

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff experimented by creating an Exploding Lunch Bag. What you need: One small (sandwich or quart size) freezer zip-lock bag Baking Soda Warm Water Vinegar Measuring Cup Tissues How you conduct the experiment: Go outside – or at least do this in the kitchen sink. Put 1/4 cup of pretty warm water into the bag. Add…

North Dakota Gas Prices May Jump Due to Hurricane Harvey

Houston Residents Evacuated to Higher Ground

HOUSTON, TX — A friend of KVRR morning meteorologist Scott Sincoff has been evacuated from Houston. Chris Ramirez is a senior at Mississippi State. He said he and his family were evacuated from Houston due to the massive flooding. The deluge caused lots of damage for property owners. Although the rain has lightened up, Ramirez said flooding may get worse….

Former Fargo Woman Preps for Hurricane Harvey

Former Fargo Resident Prepared Due to Fargo Floods

FARGO, ND — One of those Texans prepping for Hurricane Harvey is a former Fargo woman, but she says thanks to living in the Red River Valley, she’s ready to brace the storm. Courtney Taylor, who now lives in Fisher, Texas, is already getting her property in order for when Harvey hits landfall. Taylor said people are already sandbagging, boarding…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Foamy Fountain Mess

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week’s science experiment is called, “Foamy Fountain Mess.” Here’s what you need to complete the experiment: 8 drops of your favorite food coloring 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap 3 tablespoons of warm water 1 packet of yeast 1/2 cup of 20-volume hydrogen peroxide Clean and empty soda bottle Tray to put underneath the soda bottle Here’s how you complete…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Pinhole Projector

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

Solar eclipse viewers have become hard to find in the Red River Valley. But if you want to skip the hunt, here’s a cool way to make your own using the stuff you have already in your home. Here’s how you make a Pinhole Projector to safely view Monday’s solar eclipse. What You Need: Cereal Box or Shoebox Pen or…

Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Comes This Weekend

Meteor Shower Occurs Every August

The eighth month of every year usually brings a spectacle to the night sky. The Perseid Meteor Shower comes when the Earth journeys through the remnants of an ancient comet. When the Earth passes through what’s left of the Comet Swift–Tuttle, it crumbles into flashes of light—that’s what we see at night in the Red River Valley. The best time…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Lemon Pennies

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week’s science experiment is called Lemon Pennies. First, you get a small paper or plastic cup and squeeze lemon juice into the cup to get it about a third–way full. Then, you take an old, dirty penny and dip it into the lemon juice, enough to submerge it. Leave it in there for about 5–10 seconds…and then wipe away…

Solar Eclipse Safety in the Red River Valley

Looking Directly at Eclipse Without Protection is Harmful

During the upcoming solar eclipse, the moon is going to block out the sun and cast a shadow on the Earth. “And the sky goes completely dark, the moon covers up the sun, and you’re able to see something called the solar corona, which is the atmosphere of the sun. So you can see these streamers of light coming away…