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Origins: Antarctica:  Making Snowflakes (Webcast)
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0:24:50
Join two of our High School Explainers as they show our live webcast audience how to make snowflakes at home with a water bottle, styrofoam plates, dry ice and a sponge.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 29, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: snowflake activities, snowflake activity, ice crystals, crystallization, snowflakes in a bottle, growing your own snow crystals, supersaturated air,


Real: 80K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Antarctica Edition (Webcast)
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0:41:27
In this special "holiday" edition of Iron Science Teacher, Paul Doherty joins our competition in the webcast studio live from Antarctica. Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week's "secret" ingredient: ice!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activity, activities, low pressure, change of state, boiling, vaporization, steam, vaccuum, boiling at a lower temperature, boiling at a lower pressure, boil water with ice activity, perception of touch, frozen hand, muscles in cold temperatures, nerves in cold tempe


Real: 80K  
Origins: Antarctica:  Antarctica Fractals with Benoit Mandelbrot (Webcast)
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0:46:48
In 1963 Benoit Mandelbrot introduced the fractal concept. Fractals are shapes or behaviors that have similar properties at all levels of magnification. Just as the sphere is a concept that unites raindrops, basketballs and Mars, so fractal is a concept that unites clouds, coastlines, plants and strange attractors. Dr. Mandelbrot dropped in for a visit during our 2001 series of webcasts about Antarctica. We took some time out from the freezing cold to interview him.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Mathematics

Keywords: definition of fractal, fractal definition, science of roughness, geometry of roughness, roughness of clouds, roughness of cumulus clouds, fractal dimension, measuring topography of dry valleys, roughness of geology, variance of landscape, scale of invariance, scale


Real: 80K  
Origins: Antarctica:  Antarctica: Live Penguins! (Webcast)
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0:27:29
Real: 80K  
Origins: Hubble:  Last Stop Before Space (Webcast)
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0:54:27
The first-ever live event inside the NASA clean room, where space hardware is being prepared for the Hubble Space Telescope. We'll get dressed in "bunny suits" to explore the room and show you the activities of engineers and scientists getting ready for the next Hubble servicing mission in November.

Project: Origins: Hubble | Browse All

Date: April 23, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble space telescope, origins of the universe, cosmology, nebula, galaxy, stars, big bang, nasa, space shuttle, space telescope science institute, goddard space flight center, universe, astronomers, kathryn gaulke, goddard space flight center clean room, kevin carmac


Real: 35K  
Origins: Hubble:  Making Sense of What Hubble Gives Us (Webcast)
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0:38:20
Hubble's pictures have changed our understanding of the galaxy. Here we meet scientists who show us how their images have led to new discoveries, then check in on our own imaging project and track its progress.

Project: Origins: Hubble | Browse All

Date: April 21, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble space telescope, origins of the universe, cosmology, nebula, galaxy, stars, big bang, nasa, space shuttle, space telescope science institute, goddard space flight center, universe, astronomers, forrest hamilton, hubble heritage team, paolo padovani, active galact


Real: 35K  
Origins: Hubble:  Getting Time on the Telescope (Webcast)
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0:54:09
How much time does an astronomer need to get that great picture? We'll talk with scientists about how they determine their experiments, and learn what it takes to make their case for a few minutes of the telescope's time.

Project: Origins: Hubble | Browse All

Date: April 20, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble space telescope, origins of the universe, cosmology, nebula, galaxy, stars, big bang, nasa, space shuttle, space telescope science institute, goddard space flight center, universe, astronomers, melissa mcgrath, extra-solar planet research, atmospheres, satellite


Real: 35K  
Try This!:  Try This! With Paul Doherty and Friends: Dr. Yoji Takikawa (Webcast)
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00:20:06
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!

Project: Try This! With Paul Doherty and Friends | Browse All

Date: March 8, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: break spaghetti on a scale activity, tensile strength, force, inverse square law, buckling of beams, building science, building engineering, deflect a flame with oxygen activity, magnetism, magnetic forces, magnetic properties of oxygen, paramagnetic, blind experimen


Real: 256K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Feminine Hygiene Products (Webcast)
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0:50:08
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!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: December 9, 2000
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: tampon, tampax, feminine hygiene, teachers, experiments, contest, activities


Real: 225K  
Windows Media: 659K  
Community Educational Engagement:  Aim High Program's Groovy Disco Science (Webcast)
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0:20:52
The Science Summer 2000 workshop explored the science of disco mirror balls, tie dye, lasers, and other things that made the 1970s so happening and far-out.

Project: Community Educational Engagement | Browse All

Date: July 25, 2000
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: portable laser light show, fiber optic sculpture activity, disco science, science of discos, tie-dye science, color mixing, science of the 70s, mirror ball activity


Real: 34K  
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