Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Teacher Institute Science Teaching Tips
Stringing Us Along (Podcast)
Date: October 21, 2009
Running Time: 00:09:30

Viewing Options
TI program participant Mark Hespenheide presents an elegant illustration of free fall using string and paper clips.
This is a podcast series of almost 70 five-minute episodes for science teachers, by science teachers.

Featured

00:06:43
Body Metrics (Podcast)
5/26/2010   
Students really struggle with the metric system. TI staff educator Lori Lambertson tells us how ...
 
00:07:04
Revising the Rainbow (Podcast)
4/28/2010   
What is indigo anyway? Staff physicist Paul Doherty tells the story behind ROYGBIV, and ho ...
 
00:09:00
Minilabs (Podcast)
3/17/2010   
TI teacher coach Zeke Kossover explains how he uses short, focused lab activities to really ...
 
00:07:59
The Teaching Box (Podcast)
9/23/2009   
Staff educator Tory Brady tells you how to make a teaching box—a valuable tool for getting yo ...
 
00:04:35
Student Misconceptions (Podcast)
3/25/2009   
TI staff educator Sandra Robbins touts the merits of a book that examines how to address st ...

Archive

00:08:25
Scaling Up Barbie (Podcast)
6/2/2010   
Size and scale can be difficult concepts to teach. TI staff educator Lori Lambertson ta ...
 
00:06:43
Body Metrics (Podcast)
5/26/2010   
Students really struggle with the metric system. TI staff educator Lori Lambertson tells us how ...
 
00:04:43
Let's Find Out! (Podcast)
5/19/2010   
Teaching isn't just work, it's a lot of fun. Staff physicist Thomas Humphrey quickly figured o ...
 
00:07:04
That's a Good Question (Podcast)
5/12/2010   
TI staff biologist Karen Kalumuck describes how she tries not to answer every question that's ...
 
00:05:11
Teaching Abroad (Podcast)
5/5/2010   
A veteran teacher describes her first year of teaching-in Guatamala. She faced many, many chal ...