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For science fair competition taken to the third power, watch two veteran scientists as they battle head to head to determine who is the Iron Scientist. Home-town favorite, Exploratorium physicist, Dr. Dr. Paul Doherty will square off against heavy-weight contender, visiting Exploratorium Osher Fellow and Boston University astrophysicist Professor Kenneth Brecher. They have 5 minutes to teach their favorite activities, and then move on to the secret ingredients: marbles and panty hose Our annual tradition of robot races and wrestling with a high tech twist, the Robot Races are produced in conjunction with the San Francisco Robotics Society. Watch the 'bots battle it out with hosts Leo Laporte and SFRSA President David Calkins. Ever see a burning udder? Or a cement block crush a fax machine? Mechanical artistry takes new forms of whimsy as noted MIT sculptor/inventor Arthur Ganson creates tense moments of anticipation in Chain Reaction. Check out the action as 10 Japanese robots battle against each other and their American counterparts, including entrants from the Bay Area and Seattle. This event was sponsored by Japanese software developer FSIABC, Inc. Nine Aim High students explore shadow and light, and build their own energy machines. In this webcast, the students delve into energy transference and alternative energy sources like solar cells and wind power. Dr. Paul Doherty scours the globe for the world's greatest science demonstrations. Here he partners with Dr. Gorazd Planinsic, frequent contributor to Physics Teacher magazine, active in international physics education, and illustrator of physics text books. Watch this webcast, follow the links to the 'recipes,' then try it yourself! Dr. Paul Doherty scours the globe for the world's greatest science demonstrations. Here he partners with Dr. Yoji Takikawa of the International Christian School in Tokyo. Dr. Takikawa creates at least one new activity every month and has published over 25 books of science activities. Watch this webcast, follow the links to the 'recipes,' then try it yourself! Nine Aim High students explore shadows and light, and build their own energy machines over the Spring of 2001. In this webcast, the students look at things that glow in both the area of physics and the area of biology. Watch as Exploratorium staff and local teachers compete for the title of Iron Sscience Teacher. Each contestant has ten minutes to make a science lesson out of a secret ingredient. Today's ingredient is related to our Women's Health Exhibition-feminine hygiene products! Watch as Exploratorium staff and local teachers compete for the title of Iron Science Teacher. Today's secret ingredient-dry ice!