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Science concepts are explained through experiments using household materials.
Ways to measure time are traced through history, including the sundial, the hourglass, the candle and the pendulum clock. Also examined: the electric timepiece. Host: George Fischbeck.
George Fischbeck makes glue and a kitchen fire extinguisher from simple household items. He also explains how spider webs are made and shows how to preserve them with spray paint and cardboard.
Science projects demonstrated by George Fischbeck include making glue from milk, telling the temperature by listening to crickets, growing a crystal garden and making kites.
With simple demonstrations, George Fischbeck explains the scientific principles of judo, crystal growth and capillary pressure. Also: lessons on preserving flowers and identifying constellations.
George Fischbeck explains inertia, cloud formation, seed germination and air pressure. Also: pictures of mushrooms are obtained by laying them on colored paper.
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