This week the Logan household has been performing science experiments. For example: Two, full, dozen-egg expanded polystyrene cartons falling from a kitchen counter can break ten eggs, only three which can’t be recovered. Dropping a glass from the bottom shelf of a kitchen cupboard onto a plate on the counter can break both glass and…
Put ’em to Bed
Children need sleep. Who would argue with it? But how many parents act as though the believe it? “Snooze or Lose,” an article at the online site for New York Magazine, reports how less sleep affects our kids: Dr. Avi Sadeh of Tel Aviv University is one of the authorities in the field. A couple…
The motor in action
Here is a short video showing how to assemble and run the motor that Jamison and I made. Links to instructions on building the motor are here.
Success — The Electric Motor Works
As threatened earlier, Jamison and I built an electric motor. We used these plans with great success. Our first attempt electric motor failed because we didn’t have heavy enough magnet wire — 21 gauge works! Now to try one without a permanent magnet…
Coke and Mentos
Thanks to Eepy Bird, it’s time for a trip to Freddy’s.