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AAAS Dispatches:  Stump the Scientist: Benham's Disk Exhibit (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:23:03
In these archived webcasts from inside the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) exhibition hall, watch as Exploratorium senior scientist Tom Humphrey challenges some of the top scientists in the world to explain the phenomena behind selected exhibits from the museum floor. In this webcast, the Benham's Disk exhibit explained by guests from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley and University High School in San Francisco

Project: AAAS Annual Meeting Dispatches, San Francisco | Browse All

Date: February 16, 1997
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: scientific process, scientific method, hypothesis, experimental studies, optical illusions, perception of color, circular motion


Real: 35K  
:  Seymour Papert Lecture: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:29:49
Learn how to bridge the digital generation gap with America's foremost expert on kids and computers. Seymour Papert talks about the impact of the Digital Age on the family.

Project: Exploratorium Event CAM | Browse All

Date: October 23, 1996
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Sociology

Keywords: digital culture, cyberculture, new rules for the new economy, dumb power, knowledge economy, information society, connected family, connectedfamily.com, children and computers,


Real: 16K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Rulers and Meter Sticks (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:50:12
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: rulers and meter sticks!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: February 25, 1996
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, balance, center of mass, center of gravity, exponentials, take it from the top activity, take it from the top snack, balancing stick avtivity, balancing stick snack, static electricity, electron charge, negative charge, static charge


Real: 34K  
Turbulent Landscapes:  Mesocyclone (Webcast)
Running Time:
00:03:36
Mesocyclone, centerpiece of the Turbulent Landscapes exhibition, is a 40 foot tall, working model of a hurricane. Powerful fans at the base of the structure create complex airflow patterns. These patterns are made visible by water vapor released from the top of the structure.

Project: Turbulent Landscapes | Browse All

Date: January 1, 1996
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Art, Geology/Earth Scientist

Keywords: exhibit, turbulence, complexity


Real: 16K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Spare Change (Coins) (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:43:03
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: coins!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 29, 1995
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, making a penny glow, glowing penny, chemical reaction with acetone, exothermic reaction, copper catalyst, rate of acceleration, free fall, air resistance, laws of acceleration, conductivity meter, metals conducting electricity, coins


Real: 34K  
West Coast Live:  West Coast Live: December 5, 1998 (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:59:14
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Kevin Kelly of Wired Magazine; Lawrence Weschler, author of "Seeing is Forgetting the Name of Thing One Sees"; The Canadian Brass Ensemble; physics chanteuse Lynda Williams; and Jonathan Schooler with a memory wine-tasting.

Project: Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live | Browse All

Date: December 5, 1994
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science

Keywords: public radio show, holiday music, canadian brass, christmas music, digital culture, cyberculture, new rules for the new economy, dumb power, knowledge economy, information society, internet radio, mp3, real audio, radio training, humor, satire, maxwell's equation song


Real: 16K  
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