Steve Spangler Science: Smoke Bomb Smoke Ring Launcher
Steve Spangler Science

With few simple tools, you can launch puff-perfect smoke rings from a homemade vortex generator.

Raising Dragons: Fill the Balloon Science Experiment
Raising Dragons

This simple experiment demonstrates the space air molecules take up as they are heated and cooled.

Crash Course Kids: Current Events - Episode 34.1
Crash Course Kids

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina chats with us about all things relating to Air Currents.

Crash Course Kids: Danger! Falling Objects - Episode 32.1
Crash Course Kids

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina shows us that the rate at which things fall to Earth has to do with something called air resistance… oh, and we take a trip to the moon.

Siemens STEM Day: Hang Time
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity teams design, build, and test paper helicopters to observe a relationship between blade surface area and descent rate.

National Science Teaching Association: How Does Being Close to the Ground Help a NASCAR Race Car?
National Science Teaching Association

In this lesson, students make observations and analyze published data to help them explain how the design of NASCAR race cars (structure) causes air to firmly push the car down onto the track (function).

National Science Teaching Association: How Does Air Affect the Motion of a NASCAR Race Car?
National Science Teaching Association

Students analyze airflow data and data they collect in their own investigation to gather evidence to explain how race car design features both help the car move through the air and propel the car forward.

National Science Teaching Association: How Does Air Temperature Affect Race Car Tires?
National Science Teaching Association

Using readily available materials, students investigate the effect of air temperature on air particles in a closed system.