Sunday Science Tidbit; Rime Ice

While it’s not winter yet, frost and snow is starting up around the country. In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, we’re going to talk about rime ice. This week’s Sunday Science Tidbit idea came from Mt. Mitchell in the high country of North Carolina. The peak of the mountain experience single digit wind chills yesterday as well as rime ice! Rime ice forms from frozen fog. Fog is essentially like a cloud on the ground. Clouds are made up of teeny, tiny water droplets. If the air temperature gets cold enough, you can start to freeze the tiny water…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Why do the leaves change colors?

It’s beginning to feel like autumn outside and in this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, let’s talk about why the leaves change colors! Plants u…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Why are the Blue Ridge Mountains blue?

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re travelling up to the mountains of North Carolina to answer the question… why do the Blue Ridge Mo…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Out of this world weather (Part 1 and 2)

This week’s Sunday Science Tidbit is out of this world! Let’s start right here at home. Earth is the only planet able to sustain life. It ca…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Fujiwhara Effect & Fibonacci Spiral

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we take a look at the weather in a different way… the Fujiwhara Effect and the Fibonacci Spiral. You’ve…