The science behind the rocket and rocket launcher in the Bottle Blast Off activity, with troubleshooting tips for how to fine-tune the nose and fins of the rocket for better flight. Also includes tips on how to take the activity further by making a simple inclinometer to measure how far your rocket flies.
The Cassini spacecraft continues to orbit Saturn, sending back astonishing images of the ringed planet and its moons. Join us as we look at the latest images and do some hands-on activities to help us understand.
Mary Miller chats with scientists at the South Pole about the nearly-completed telescope. The satellite connection to the pole deteriorated quickly, and we hope to repeat this program in the near future. Stay tuned for updates!
Webcasts made possible through the generosity of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Jim Clark Endowment for Internet Education, the McBean Family Foundation.
Bandwidth and infrastructure support for connectivity to the California Research and Education Network and to other Internet2-connected networks provided by the Corporation for Educational Networks Initiatives in California (CENIC).