Weather Notes

We Can See Venus

KVRR Astronomy Update

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at this week’s moon phase and how you can see Venus in the sky this week: Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, moon, SPACE, venus

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Finding the Human Density

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Barry Olson of Benjamin Franklin Middle School to find the human density. What You Need: Ruler Scale Bathtub or human-size container full of water (big enough to completely submerge yourself in it) Pen and Paper a friend How to do the experiment: 1st you must find your weight on a scale in pounds…

Exploring the Banks of the Red River

NDSU Students take a bike ride to learn about their home

The Red River in all its glory provides water to a lot of us across the region. But how has the river changed throughout the years? What starts off as a normal summer class has turned into an unorthodox classroom studying the nooks and crannies of what we call the Red. NDSU Geology students rode along the banks to enhance…

KVRR Experiments with Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Color-Bombs

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie, to create a Color-Bomb! What you need to create a Color-Bomb: Small Clear Cup or similar container Water Cooking Oil Food Coloring How to Make a Color Bomb – Fill the cup with water about 3/4 full. Gently tilt the cup  and pour a very thin…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Pop Can Implosion

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Benjamin Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create a Pop Can Implosion. Here’s What You Need: Empty Pop Cans Heat Source Large container of water About 3 lb. of ice Tongs/Oven Mitts About 1–1 ½ oz. of water in each pop can How to create your own Pop Can Implosion:…

Memorial Day Weather Stats

Memorial Day seems to have a reputation as not being the greatest holiday in terms of weather.  Here’s a look at some statistics on the holiday over the last 30 years. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: Memorial Day, weather