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Science in the City:  Whales Washed Ashore on Northern California Beaches (Clip)
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00:05:00
A dozen whales, different species and ages, have washed up recently on nearly 300 miles of Northern California coastline. While this is not a record, it's still alarming. Why is it happening? Bay Area scientists are considering factors such as environmental changes, food distribution, shipping, ocean currents, and predator behavior. Meet staff from the California Academy of Sciences, Mission Science Workshop, and the Exploratorium, and explore evidence leading to and hypotheses about these tragic events.

Project: Science in the City | Browse All

Date: August 11, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: whales, marine biology, sperm whale, california academy of sciences


Miscellaneous:  Kocaeli Science Center (Clip)
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00:08:23
Exploratorium Global Studios worked with TBITAK, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, to plan, design, and support implementation of the Kocaeli Science Center (KSC) located in the historically significant SEKA Factory site, approximately 100 km southeast of Istanbul. In addition to completing the master plan for this new science center, Global Studios provided architectural review, detailed environmental and exhibit design, and fabrication oversight. The completed design package included 200 exhibits in 3 main galleries and an outdoor area. Global Studios also provided a series of professional training and program development workshops for KSC staff in Turkey and on the Exploratorium campus in San Francisco.

Project: Miscellaneous | Browse All

Date: August 5, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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Iron Science Teacher:  Summer 2015: Air (Webcast)
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00:24:00
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webcast audience for the sought-after title, "Iron Science Teacher."

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 20, 2015
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): general Science

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Science in the City:  Big and Tall Bikes (Clip)
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00:06:10
Height confers advantages in many sportsto a point. But what if youre too tall to even safely fit on a bicycle? Bike builder David Folch shares both the engineering challenges and the joy of creating supersized bikes for supersized riders.

Project: Science in the City | Browse All

Date: July 8, 2015
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science, Physics, Geometry

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Iron Science Teacher:  Summer 2015: Plastic Bottles (Webcast)
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00:53:00
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webcast audience for the sought-after title, "Iron Science Teacher."

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 7, 2015
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: exploratorium, science, iron science, teacher, teaching aid, plastic bottles


Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus:  Live from the Galapagos: July 2nd, 2015 (Webcast)
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00:20:00
Join us on the web or in person for a live chat with scientists and educators on board the Exploration Vessel Nautilus. **Please note that we did have some problems with our audio connection to the ship that was 3000 miles away from the Exploratorium.**

Project: Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus | Browse All

Date: July 2, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: galapagos, bob ballard


Science of Sharing:  The Science of Sharing with Shachar Kariv (Clip)
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00:34:25
The Science of Sharing Forum on June 6, 2015 featured Dr. Shachar Kariv, Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics and Economics Department Chair at UC Berkeley. He has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, the European University Institute, the University of Oxford, and the Norwegian School of Economics. Much of his research focuses on social networks, behavior under uncertainty, and decisions about sharing and giving.

Project: Science of Sharing | Browse All

Date: June 30, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: shachar kariv, exploratorium, science, sharing, forum


Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table:  Carbon: Ron Hipschman (Clip)
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00:20:00
Emerging from inside of stars, carbon is the fourth most abundant element in the universe, and the basis for all life on Earth. Polyamorous, it loves to bond, exchanging four of its electrons with atoms of itself and other elements to create an endless variety of chemistry, from DNA chains to soccer-ball shaped fullerenes to atom-thick sheets of graphene. As diamond, carbon is hard and abrasive, as graphite, soft. When its bonds are broken, carbon readily moves from one partner to the next, cycling between oceans, atmosphere, flora, fauna, soil, rocks, and fossil deposits deep below ground.

Project: Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table | Browse All

Date: June 29, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: carbon, periodic table, elements, everything matters, coal, diamonds, graphite, bond, carbon emissions, chemistry, graphene


Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus:  Live from the Galapagos: June 28th, 2015 (Webcast)
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Join us on the web or in person for a live chat with scientists and educators on board the Exploration Vessel Nautilus.

Project: Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus | Browse All

Date: June 28, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: galapagos, bob ballard


Iron Science Teacher:  Summer 2015: Lightbulbs (Webcast)
Running Time:
00:30:00
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live webcast audience for the sought-after title, "Iron Science Teacher."

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: June 27, 2015
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): general Science

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