Unlocking Science

Unlocking Science

3 Seasons

Explore science (and watch some things blow up!) with your new favorite science teacher, Mr. Roger Patterson.

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Unlocking Science
  • 2021 Unlocking Science Teaser

    A quick glimpse into what is coming in Season 3 of Unlocking Science

  • Acids and Bases

    Episode 1

    What is an acid? What is a base? What is a PH level? What happens when you mix acids and bases together? What tools can I use to determine whether a substance is an acid or a base? How are acids and bases involved in food chemistry and medicine?

  • Molecular Machines

    Episode 2

    When you look around the world, do you see chaos or order? Mr. P and Dr. Purdom take a closer look at microscopic molecular machines.

  • Invisible Invaders

    Episode 3

    Mr. P arrives late from deer hunting, and he didn't wash his hands!

  • All About Alcohols

    Episode 4

    Mr. P and Quinn help you understand alcohols. These organic compounds can be dangerous, but when we harness their energy they can be useful too.

  • Speeding Things Up

    Episode 5

    Patience and math skills help a lot in science . . . but, sometimes you want your chemical reactions to work faster.

  • Hands On: Sour or Bitter?

    Episode 6

    Three hands-on experiments you can do at home with acids and bases found in most homes.

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