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00:05:32
Our host, Stephanie Chasteen, shares some fun facts and activities having to do with the science of sound.

00:00:44
This is a time-lapse movie of a chain reaction activity presented at the Exploratorium booth during Maker Faire 2009. Participants were asked to build a portion of a collective chain reaction contraption, which was set off twice during the day. Photos were taken every 30 seconds and then joined in a 24 fps movie.

00:00:36
This is a time-lapse movie of a chain reaction activity presented at the Exploratorium booth during Maker Faire 2009. Participants were asked to build a portion of a collective chain reaction contraption, which was set off twice during the day. Photos were taken every 30 seconds and then joined in a 24 fps movie.

00:54:21
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off. This week's secret ingredient was nuts and bolts

00:16:24
In conjunction with this summer's special exhibition Reflections, Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty joins us for a hands-on Webcast. What effect does looking through two mirrors have on an image? Or three mirrors?

00:11:02
TI staff biologist Karen Kalumuck breaks down the news about the mysterious ailment afflicting our country���s bees. Why does it matter, and what can we do about it?

00:05:28
Sometimes kids don���t have much experience with nature. TI teacher coach Kim Marie Hansen recounts how she got her inner city students outside and observing the world by using nature journals.

00:03:53
Got a tough kid in your class? TI Staff Educator Modesto Tamez tells a story from his teaching career���explaining a powerful technique that has helped him win over the stubborn, negative students.

00:09:29
Newton���s laws were never so tasty. Exploratorium staff educator Don Rathjen demonstrates concepts about force using a file folder and a marshmallow.

00:13:23
The Exploratorium's Playful Invention and Exploration (PIE) department is inviting the public to create components of a multi-step chain reaction at Bay Area Maker Faire, 2009. Watch live as each maker's machine sets off the next, culminating in a grand finale!