Mountain Dew has been my favorite drink for a very long time and I thought it would be interesting to try to extract the caffeine from it. This video documents the process of extracting the caffeine using methylene chloride and … Continued
I read about how Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth and I knew that I had to try it myself. By just holding up a yardstick at solar noon in two states I was able to get a fairly … Continued
In this video made for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, I explore the science of dielectrics and the cool things that happen as insulators become conductors. In the process, we make some awesome Lichtenberg wood burnings. Thank you so much for … Continued
For our engineering yearlong project, my friends and I were able to get a grant to send a weather balloon the edge of space. In honor of SpaceX’s launch of a Tesla Roadster with Starman, we decided to launch our … Continued
This is the behind the scenes of my weather balloon video. In this video, I go really in-depth into the making and launching of this project. Thank you so much for watching this video! If you would like to suggest … Continued
This is the list of materials and procedures I used for my weather balloon. Keep in mind that this is not a definitive guide and I am by no means an expert. Materials: Payload Cooler itself Lid (with session mount, … Continued
I was recently on Wonderama, and in this segment, we explored clock reactions.
I have always loved the reaction between sulfuric acid and sugar. In this video, I take the leftover acid from my braces video and use it in this wonderful chemistry demo. I also talk about the science behind the reaction … Continued