Well you can’t run an airport without radar. So we take a moment to learn the basics of how radar works.

We explore the field of nuclear medicine technology with an explanation of the two types of radiation and the important differences in them.

A Refractometer is a pretty important tool in a chemistry lab, and we’ll tell you why.

Coca-Cola’s Freestyle drink machines use radio waves to communicate with suppliers, which makes them environmentally friendly, and more.

With the help of King of Pops, we take Georgia Performance Standard SB4d head on, touching on some of the human causes of environmental change and why King of Pops buys locally.

In one of our less predictable Teachable Moments, we learn about the now extinct Giant Ground Sloth, what fossils are, and why the Georgia Coast is such a great place to find them.

In addition to an Adrenaline Rush, there are a lot of physics involved in making rollercoasters so much fun to ride. The Transfer of Energy and Angular Momentum are two of the keys.

The mysterious inner-workings of a transmission are based on a “simple” bit of engineering—using Simple Machines, also known as gears.

Once we’ve got a handle on radar, the next step is learning about transponders and why they work so well together.

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