Head Rush Refresh Episodes

2011, TV Show

Head Rush Refresh episodes

FIRST Robotics

Coverage of the 20th FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis with an appearance by rapper will.i.am. read more

Synchronized Metronomes

How boomerangs fly; shrimp on a treadmill; falling from an airplane at terminal velocity. read more

Funnel Attraction

A flaming tornado is made; an experiment involving a Ping-Pong ball and a funnel is conducted. Also: what happens to bubbles in zero gravity; how an elephant-nose fish finds food. read more

Gravity Fountain

Dark matter; a levitating frog; how the Mars Explorer weathers Mars. Also: Kari conducts an experiment involving a laser and a water fountain. read more

Smashing Physics

Kari makes toothpaste. Also: how octopuses mate; a plant that repels bees with its scent; fingerprints. read more

Cornstarch Flamethrower

Flies vs. fire ants; a flamethrower powered by cornstarch; an experiment involving a microwave and a bag of potato chips. read more

Moody Crystals

How mood rings work; the size of Jupiter; hydrofoils. Also: a magnet-powered boat is made. read more

Milk Kaleidoscope

Making art with milk; archer fish and geckos; the depth of the deepest ocean. read more

Candy Calories

A trash can filled with water is destroyed; Kari conducts electricity. Also: a steel-wool-pad experiment; how to repel sharks. read more

Grape Plasma

Mummification; making plasma from grapes; how hummingbirds hover. Also: science meets the music of Metallica. read more

Head Rush Refresh Episode: "FIRST Robotics"

Episode Synopsis: Coverage of the 20th FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis with an appearance by rapper will.i.am.
Original Air Date: Oct 3, 2011

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Premise: An educational series geared toward middle-school students, covering topics in science, mathematics, natural history and space via games, hands-on experiments and short videos.

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