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After Dark:  Dr. Megavolt under the Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda (Clip)
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In November 2009, Exploratorium After Dark welcomed particle physicist Dr. Austin Richards—aka Dr. MegaVolt. Under the Palace of Fine Arts rotunda, he jousted with a high-voltage Tesla coil, which generated 200,000 volts of electricity and shot 14-foot-long arcs of lightning through the air.

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Date: November 18, 2009
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Physics, Art

Keywords: electricity, electric, tesla, tesla coil, conductivity, arc, palace of fine arts, pfa, after dark, event, danger

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After Dark:  Electrifying Science with Dr. Megavolt® (Clip)
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This electrifying After Dark event featured Austin Richards, Ph.D.—aka, Dr. MegaVolt®—jousting with 14-foot electrical arcs from his high-voltage Tesla coil on the evening of Thursday, November 5, 2009. This wonderful performance contributed to the celebration of the Exploratorium’s 40th Anniversary.

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Date: October 14, 2009
Format: Event
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Art, Physics, General Science

Keywords: electricity, tesla, static, dr.megavolt® , lightening, after dark


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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: Introduction (Clip)
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An introduction to the stripped-down motor, a simple and easy-to-make version of the electric motors found in toys, tools, and appliances.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: Materials (Clip)
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A detailed description of the simple materials needed to make a stripped-down motor.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: Building the Stand (Clip)
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A step-by-step demonstration of how to make the stand for the stripped-down motor.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: Making the Coil (Clip)
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A step-by-step demonstration of how to make the coil for the stripped-down motor.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: More Science (Clip)
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How the stripped-down motor works, including a discussion of how electricity and magnetism combine to drive the machine.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: Pointers (Clip)
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00:01:26
Troubleshooting tips for making sure your stripped-down motor works well.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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AfterSchool Activities:  Stripped-Down Motor Activity: What's Going On (Clip)
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00:01:29
A more detailed explanation of how the stripped-down motor works.

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Date: January 14, 2008
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: electricity, magnet, magnetism, poles, force, battery, coil, circuit, afterschool

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