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Reflections:  Mirrors Mirror by Daniel Rozin (Clip)
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00:01:18
Mirrors Mirror creates the viewers' image by directing 768 small mirror tiles in a way that reflects different portions of their image. The piece is made of 24 columns of "pixels" that form a concaved curved surface that is aimed at the viewer. Brighter pixels reflect the upper body of the viewer and the wall behind him and dark ones are aimed lower. Artist Daniel Rozin will be featured in the Exploratorium's 2009 summer exhibition, Reflections.

Project: Reflections | Browse All

Date: April 29, 2009
Format: Exhibit
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): General Science, Cognitive Science/Psychology, Art

Keywords: daniel rozin, mirror, reflections, tiles, image, pixels, art


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Science Teaching Tips:  Tough Times (Podcast)
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00:07:13
A veteran teacher describes his first year teaching in a tough school district. This episode is one of several “first-year” stories from people in a difficult profession.

Project: Teacher Institute Science Teaching Tips | Browse All

Date: April 22, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
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Keywords: school, district, tough, teacher


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Ice Stories:  Smashcast Interviews Polar Scientists (Clip)
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00:06:37
Smashcast visited the Exploratorium on Saturday, April 18th, to work on the Ice Stories project and meet four Antarctic scientists.

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

Date: April 22, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science,

Keywords: smashcast, polar scientists, media production

Links: Smashcast

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Science Teaching Tips:  We Won Best Professional Development Podcast! (Podcast)
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00:13:10
Hear an interview with our host, Stephanie Chasteen, about why podcasts can be great professional development tools for teachers. The interview is excerpted from an episode of the Podcast for Teachers, which gave us the award for Best Professional Development Podcast.

Project: Teacher Institute Science Teaching Tips | Browse All

Date: April 15, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
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Keywords: podcast, professional, development, teachers

Links: Podcast for Teachers

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Miscellaneous:  Egg Science: An Ova-view of Eggs (Webcast)
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00:32:49
Join us for a live Webcast exploring eggs! Eggs are cells – the largest cells. We all come from eggs. Come explore the wondrous workings of eggs with staff biologists including naked eggs, de-shelled to demonstrate osmosis, sea urchin egg fertilization, life inside an egg using chick embryos, and other ova-vations to discover their amazing properties.

Project: Miscellaneous | Browse All

Date: April 12, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: egg, eggs, cooking, food, cell, chicken, fertilization, ova, ovum


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Science Teaching Tips:  Make a Cuica! (Podcast)
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00:05:27
Learn how to build a version of a Brazilian instrument called the cuica, which demonstrates principles of sound. This podcast was created collaboratively in a teacher workshop at the Exploratorium.

Project: Teacher Institute Science Teaching Tips | Browse All

Date: April 8, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art, General Science

Keywords: cuica, sound, brazil

Links: This activity is from Math & Science Across Cultures
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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Panel: Impact on Hawaiian Ecosystems and Populations (Webcast)
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00:41:47
In this panel discussion, the panelists will examine the impacts of climate change on Hawaiian ecosystems and populations. The panelists will include: Phil McGillivary, Leon Geschwind, Amber Inwood, and Ku’ulei Rogers.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, hawaii, panel discussion, ecosystems, ku’ulei rogers, phil mcgillivary, leon geschwind, amber inwood


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Participatory Art Projects, Global Awareness, Local Action (Webcast)
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01:040:1
As part of the ECHO Climate Change Symposium, join artist Xavier Cortada as he discusses some ways that the world is participating in actions around climate change.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art, Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, arctic, panel discussion, xavier cortada, art


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Panel Discussion: Communicating Climate Change to the Non-Scientific Community (Webcast)
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01:01:55
This panel discussion will examine ways to communicate climate change to the non-scientific community. Panelists: Amber Inwood, Leon Geschwind, Kathy Ahgeak, and Robyn Higdon.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, panel discussion, leon geschwin, amber inwood


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Keynote Address-Charles Wohlforth (Webcast)
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00:48:31
Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium and sit in on a keynote address from Charles Wohlforth, author of the 'The Whale and the Supercomputer'.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 6, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, climate change, impact, charles wohlforth, author,


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