Maki(NG) Science Fun

Maki(Ng) Science Fun

The third Wednesday of each month Mr. Michael Ng will be a guest on Global TV...







With Halloween only a few weeks away Michael decided to focus on some spooktacular fun. John from the “School of Witchcraft and Wizardry” also joined in to discuss their annual event.


Michael Ng talks about polymer thermodynamics and the science behind what causes chip bags to shrink in a microwave oven.  Don't do this at home!









Cool Science: Making 'gold' coins

Once a month teacher Michael Ng joins the Morning News to explore the world of science. This month he uses a blow torch to change the colour of coins, to show us how chemistry can convert metals.

Posted by Global Edmonton on Wednesday, March 16, 2016



Cool Science: Combustion of fine powders

Each month high school science teacher Michael Ng joins the Morning News to explore the wonders of science. This month he demonstrates how fine powders found in many homes, such as corn starch and coffee mate, can catch fire.

Posted by Global Edmonton on Wednesday, January 20, 2016




Science Demonstration / Topicis:  Exploding Pringle's Can


Science Demonstration / Topic is: Playing with Bubbles


Science Demonstration / Topic is: Treating acid reflux


Science Demonstration / Topic is:  Ever wonder how to get an egg in a bottle?  With just a few household items, Eggstreme Chemistry Teacher Michael Ng will show you an eggclusive trick of how a hard-boiled egg can squeeze right through the mouth of a bottle. The Egg in a Bottle Trick is a science classic, dating back at least a hundred years, teaching just how powerful air pressure can be.



Science Demonstration / Topic is:  The lotus and lily leaf has long been known for it’s amazing ability to repel water. We take a look at what causes this superhydrophobic surface and how this seemingly natural technology can help us in our everyday life.


 January 2015, 

  • Science Demonstration:  How Antacids work. Got leftover Christmas Turkey Dinners still?  Sometimes great food and heartburn go hand in hand. Many people rely on products like Milk of Magnesia to settle their stomachs, but have you ever wondered how those antacids really work? This highly visual demonstration will show you exactly how Milk of Magnesia neutralizes the acids in your stomach - using some cool acid-base and color changing chemistry - and saves the day after a great meal.


December 2014

  • Maki(Ng) Snow and Ice



November 18th, 2014, Global TV:

  • GloGerm lotion/Making slime/mucus/wash your hands/flu vaccine...



    October 2014

    • Witchcraft and Wizardry