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00:26:52
Join us in conversation with David Ainley and other researchers, as they wrap up there field season at the Adelie penguin breeding colonies in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 16, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
00:26:09
Today we wrap up our conversations with the ANDRILL scientists (including project leader Dave Harwood) and hear about what lies ahead for the project.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 9, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:23:05
Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty as he serves up hands-on activities related to science in Antarctica.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 8, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:26:39
What have scientists learned from the South Pole Telescope so far, and what work needs to be done this year as the scientists fine-tune this amazing new piece of technology?

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 7, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:29:33
Watch ANDRILL scientists examine a sediment core, find out about new developments, and discover ancient diatoms (single-celled marine organisms).

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:23:36
How do ANDRILL scientists drill and retrieve sediment cores from under the ice and sea, and why do they do it?

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 30, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
00:31:34
Join us for an overview of the ANDRILL (ANtarctic geological DRILLing) Project, a multinational collaboration among 200-plus scientists, students, and educators from five nations, to recover sediment cores (layered sections of earth) from under the Antarctic ice and seas.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 28, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:57:53
Join us as we talk with Dr. William Fry, emeritus professor at Stanford University and the father of gelotology, the study of humor and laughter, and their effects on the human body.

Project: Mind | Browse All

Date: November 10, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
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
Running Time:
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