Season 1

Compact Science is an engaging series that explores the wonders of science right in our own backyard. Host Sarajane Gomlak-Green investigates the geology of Niagara Falls, discovers the chemistry at work in sponge candy, learns how density plays a key role in lake-effect snow, and more. If you’re curious about the world around you, there’s a lot to explore and Compact Science will be your guide.

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Compact Science

There's No Business Like Snow Business

Explore the science of lake effect snow and see why Buffalo is so often in its bullseye.

There's No Business Like Snow Business

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Compact Science

Science Friction

Curling is a thrilling sport filled with strategy, skill, sweeping, surprise and science!

Science Friction

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Compact Science

Sponge Candy Chemistry

Explore chemistry through the making of this delicate, yet crunchy toffee confection.

Sponge Candy Chemistry

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Compact Science

The Fury of the Falls

Journey to Niagara Falls to explore geology and the erosive power of water and ice.

The Fury of the Falls