Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts: Rain, Rain Come Again!

The latest Praxis Science Smarts Column in the Medicine Hat News

Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts Column

June 4, 2022

The latest Praxis ‘Science Smarts’ column in the Medicine Hat News (June 4). The article may also be found in the Medicine Hat News at or via PressReader at

Rain, Rain Come Again!

Well, it sure does not look like we are going to get some much needed rain anytime soon (but now it may be happening) … I have resorted to making my own! Hopefully once we learn a bit more about the water cycle, we will understand why it is not raining?

Let’s get started!

Remember to ask an adult before doing this experiment.


  • Electric kettle
  • Water
  • Metal spoon
  • Freezer
  • Oven mitt
  • Towels


  1. Put your metal spoon in the freezer to keep it cold.
  2. Put some water in a kettle and plug it in.
  3. Once the water has been boiling for about one minute and there is steam escaping the…

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Author: Lochsloidh - McFarlane

Retired science/biology teacher.

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