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California State Yo-Yo Championships:  The Science of the Yo-Yo (Webcast)
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00:37:16
The Exploratorium's Ron Hipschman shows how a double disk with a string attached is a great way to study the physics of motion. Then Captain Yo and Doc Popular astound with amazing yo-yo tricks.

Project: California State Yo-Yo Championships at the Exploratorium | Browse All

Date: September 8, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: yo-yo, spinning, discs, motion, physics, string, tricks, yoyo

Links: 2007 California State Yo-Yo Championships

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Iron Science Teacher:  Wire (Webcast)
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00:53:52
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: wire!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 10, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Candles (Webcast)
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00:39:56
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: candles.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 3, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Paint (Webcast)
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00:40:59
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: paint.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 20, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Sugar (Webcast)
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00:54:10
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: sugar.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 13, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Baseball Equipment (Webcast)
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01:01:45
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: baseball equipment.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 6, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Plastic Water Bottles (Webcast)
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00:47:04
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: plastic water bottles.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: June 29, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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SmallTalk:  Nanotechnologys Role in Making Cheap Solar Power (Podcast)
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00:26:04
Want to get off the grid but think its just too expensive? UCB's Dr. Jeff Grossman explains how nanotechnology may be used to make solar panels cheaper. Well also hear from philosopher Patrick Lin of the Nanoethics Group about ethical dilemmas that crop up when we try to improve our lives through nanotechnology.

Project: NISE: SmallTalk | Browse All

Date: April 16, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Physics, Chemistry

Keywords: nano, nanotechnology, physics, chemistry, solar, energy, ethics, nanoethics, philosophy, patrick lin, jeff grossman

Links: Dr. Jeff Grossman: Computational Nanoscience Group
The Nanoethics Group

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SmallTalk:  Vroom! Nanocars and Nanofactories (Podcast)
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00:28:20
Dr. Jim Tour, a chemist at Rice University, builds the worlds smallest vehicles. He calls them nanocars, and he thinks these tiny vehicles might lead to nano-sized factories. Well also hear from University of Florida graduate student Diane Hickey, who will tell us some of the interesting reactions shes run into when explaining nanotechnology.

Project: NISE: SmallTalk | Browse All

Date: February 15, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Nanotechnology, Physics

Keywords: small talk episode, nano, cars, factories, teaching, vehicles, jim tour, diane hickey

Links: Dr. Jim Tour
Movies of Jim Tour's Nanocars

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Science of Music:  An Afternoon With Peter Whitehead (Clip)
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00:03:20
PETER WHITEHEAD is an instrument builder, performer, and composer. His singular instruments, often based on folk instruments from around the world, feature unusual found materials. Among his many instruments are the Heart Banjo, made from a baking tin; the Lawn Lyre, made from an old lawnmower and a metal oil pan; and the Spoonharp, made from a five-gallon metal drum, a eucalyptus branch, and kitchen spoons. Originally from England, Whitehead is now based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founding member of the Mobius Operandi performance group, he also performs regularly with Closer To Carbon, an improvisational trio.

Project: Accidental Scientist: Science of Music | Browse All

Date: February 15, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art, Physics, General Science

Keywords: music, banjo, instrument


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