Season 1

The Science Minutes series engages young viewers on a variety of science and technology topics. These short demonstration videos are funded by a grant from the PNC Foundation and produced through a collaborative partnership between Science Central and PBS39 of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Science Minutes: Learning About Lenses

Can you turn your tablet or smartphone into a projector?

Science Minutes: Learning About Lenses

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Science Minutes: Making Carbon Dioxide Gas

Can you inflate a balloon by using baking soda and vinegar?

Science Minutes: Making Carbon Dioxide Gas

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Science Minutes: Bed of Nails

Can you sit on a bed of nails with out being poked full of holes like Swiss cheese?

Science Minutes: Bed of Nails

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Science Minutes: Jacob's Ladder

What can make a spark climb up a ladder?

Science Minutes: Jacob's Ladder

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Science Minutes: Science on a Sphere

Can you use a sphere as a projection screen?

Science Minutes: Science on a Sphere

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Science Minutes: Tesla Coil

Can a light bulb glow without being plugged in?

Science Minutes: Tesla Coil

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Science Minutes: Liquid Oxygen

What happens when you pour liquid nitrogen over a balloon filled with air?

Science Minutes: Liquid Oxygen

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Science Minutes: Center of Mass

Can you balance a broom upside-down on your fingertips?

Science Minutes: Center of Mass