science

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…

Kids Learn About Nature at Buffalo River State Park

Science Saturday took place with a lesson focused on the weather

GLYNDON, Minn. — Kids at Buffalo River State Park got a lesson about weather. Science Saturday is a weekly event at the park where kids learn about a new topic in science each week. They spent most of the time walking by the river asking questions about the skies to expert instructors. The people who put up these events say…

North Dakota Governor’s School Showcase Projects at NDSU

North Dakota Governor's School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors

FARGO, ND — North Dakota Governor’s School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors. The program offers instruction and experience in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, English Studies, Information Technology, Laboratory Science, Mathematics and Visual Arts. The students have the chance to live on the NDSU campus and enjoy its amenities. The program…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Ice Cube Rope

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff conducted the science experiment, Ice Cube Rope. What you need for the experiment: Glass Chilled water Foot-long piece of string Kosher salt Ice Cubes How you conduct the experiment: First you need a glass full to the brim with water. Then, you stick some ice cubes into the water so that it just nearly overflows…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Penny Water Drops

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff conducted the science experiment, Penny Water Drops. Here’s what you need for the experiment: Cup of Water Pennies Paper Towel Water/Medicine Dropper or Pipette Here’s how you conduct the experiment: Wash and rinse a penny in tap water. Dry it completely with a paper towel. Place the penny on a flat surface. The flatter the…

A Hero’s Welcome: Remains of Fessenden WWII Sailor Return to North Dakota

One of those servicemen was a sailor from North Dakota and tonight he comes home with a hero's welcome

FARGO, ND — For more than 70 years, 400 serviceman killed by the attack on Pearl Harbor were unidentified. One of those servicemen was a sailor from North Dakota and tonight he comes home with a hero’s welcome. Arthur Neuenschwander was 33-years-old when he was aboard the USS Oklahoma, a ship hit by the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Remains…

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…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

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…

The Ashley Hunter Trial: DNA Analyst Links Victim’s Neighbor to Evidence

The analyst said trace DNA of one of Traut's neighbors was found on Ashley Hunter's socks

FARGO, ND — DNA takes center stage at the double murder trial of Ashley Hunter at the Cass County Courthouse. Some DNA samples hint at a former neighbor of one of the victims. After the victims’ bodies were found, blood samples from their clothes and nearby items were taken in for DNA tests. Kyle Splichil, a DNA analyst for the…