Would an evil mastermind trying to take over the universe use explosives in space? A video that is part of a larger series approaches this question with physics of course! She explains the role of the atmosphere, the properties of waves, and the best way to wage war in space.
- For fun, see how many of the movie, cartoon, and TV clips from the first 15 seconds pupils can identify
- Discuss in more detail why there is no sound in space
- Relies on prior knowledge of sound waves, light waves, and what is required for an explosive reaction
- Offers closed captioning for the hearing impaired
- Enthusiastic host helps maintain viewer attention
- Links to other related science videos