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Posts tagged temperature

February 24, 2011

 

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Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

February 22, 2011

 

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Hibernating Bears Marvel Scientists

Hibernating bears reduce their metabolism 75 percent yet do not drop their core temperature.

February 18, 2011

 

Chicken noodle soup in a white bowl

How To Cool Down Soup

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off?

February 16, 2011

 

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Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

July 23, 2010

 

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Breezy Summer Beaches

Ever wonder why it is breezy at the beach in summer?

May 31, 2010

 

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Why Windows Fog Up on a Cold Day

Don't you hate it when your windows fog up in winter? Want to learn why?

March 30, 2010

 

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How Thermometers Work: Temperature and Volume

How does temperature affect our world? What does temperature measure? How is temperature related to volume?

December 3, 2009

 

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Flash Points

What are flash points and at what temperature do they occur?

August 14, 2009

 

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How To Calculate The Temperature With The Chirp Of A Cricket

Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.

June 12, 2009

 

Sunbathers on a dock next to Mediterranean Sea

Pump-faked By Sunburn

Have you ever been pump-faked by a sunburn? Learn about the skin and redness on this Moment of Science.

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