Maybe you heard some “ribbits” in the evenings for the past few weeks – it’s frog calling season, a time for the amphibians to find their mates.
Frog calls are also used to track their population, which is an important indicator of environmental health. But due to disease, pollution, and loss of habitat, Indiana, and the rest of the world, has seen a declining frog population over the past few decades.
In Northern Indiana however, efforts have been made to restore some wetland habitat to its natural state.
In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains hibernation. What are the processes occurring in an animal, how do different animals hibernate, and what causes hibernation to begin?
In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the science and history of prisms. What are these amazing pieces of glass or plastic that can make a rainbow pattern?