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TI staff educator Don Rathjen describes how making up joke book titles, such as Marine Biology by C. Star, is a useful teaching tooland also one of his personal addictions. TI postdoctoral fellow Julie Yu explains what a stem cell is and why theyre important. TI teacher coach Rilla Chaney says shes no singer, but shes successfully used songs to teach science concepts in her classroom.
TI staff educators Lori Lambertson and Tory Brady explore the math behind the morning paper.
Celebrate Pi Day an international holiday born at San Franciscos Exploratorium. Join us for a live webcast where we examine the nature of everyone's favorite mathmatical constant, 3.1415926535ad infinitum!
Terje Isungset is one of Europe's most accomplished and innovative percussionists. With over two decades experience in jazz and Scandinavian music his work travels far beyond traditional boundaries. He's become more like a cross between a sound artist and a shaman. Isungset crafts his own instruments from natural elements found in Norway such as arctic birch, granite, slate, and even ice. A casual chat with ultra-inspirational artists and 'Future Farmers' Michael Swaine and Amy Franceschini. At the South Pole, the Ice Stories crew met up with correspondent Zoe Courville just before she and her team embarked on their 3,000 km traverse across the desolate and frigid East Antarctic Ice Sheet. In this video, Zoe gives us a tour of the vehicles they are taking on their cross-continent journey, including their living module, sleeping quarters, and science sled. A short visit with the inspiring Jane Wolff. She is an artist, landscape architect, educator, and author of 'Delta Primer: a field guide to the California Delta.' What makes one individual "fitter" than another? Staff scientist Karen Kalumuck introduces natural selection, then four teams of "predators" compete with each other for prey.Who will thrive and who will face extinction?