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When staff physicist Paul Doherty began to teach, he started by doing lots of demonstrations. But now, he explains, he has students get their hands on the science, which helps them to understand the calculations.
Its tough for a new teacher to keep up with everything from labs to professional development. TI teacher coach Arlette Manders provides a potpourri of tips on how to make life a little easier. TI staff educator Lori Lambertson explains her philosophy of integrating math and science in the classroom, and how she puts it into practice. Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off. Teachers compete before a live audience at the Exploratorium for the revered title, "Iron Science Teacher." This week's secret ingredient: batteries. TI staff educator Eric Muller demonstrates a cool thing to do with dry ice, and it even relates to the standards!
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off. Teachers compete before a live audience at the Exploratorium for the revered title, "Iron Science Teacher." This week's secret ingredient was oil. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty and visiting scientist Alfredo Mateus for an exploration of hands-on demos. In today's webcast, Paul and Alfredo will be looking at a voice activated chemical reaction and what happens when you heat plastic in water! Sarah Santos and Jeremy Rector demonstrate two ways to make ferrofluid during a live Webcast of the Exploratorium's Iron Science Teacher.
Watch the whole episode (type "oil" in the search box), along with many other episodes of Iron Science Teacher at www.exploratorium.edu/tv Childrens book author David Schwartz shares some creative ways kids and teachers have used his books to look at big numbers.
Our host, Stephanie Chasteen, shares some fun facts and activities having to do with the science of sound.