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Iron Science Teacher:  Compact Discs (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:54:03
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: compact ∂iscs!

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Date: June 26, 1999
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, cds, cd's, finding the center of mass, benham's disc avtivity, turntable illusions, cd spinner, frictionlessness, hovercraft, frictionless cd puck, airpuck, balloon, digital sound, how a cd works, iridescence, interference, thin films, pe


Real: 34K  
Science of Chocolate:  Sweet Science of Chocolate (Webcast)
Running Time:
2:19:31
Visit a chocolate factory and learn how to make chocolate candles! Host Sedge Thomson talks with chocolatiers, chefs, and scientists about the history and science of this intoxicating food.

Project: Sweet Science of Chocolate | Browse All

Date: February 14, 1999
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: origins of choclate, xocoatl, aztec chocolate drink, chocolatier joseph schmidt, angela arzave, pastry, scharffen berger chocolate factory, making chocolate, science of chocolate, chocolate science, harold mcgee, andrew waterhouse, history of chocolate, cocoa, desserts


Real: 34K  
West Coast Live:  West Coast Live: October 10, 1998 (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:58:50
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Singer-songwriter John Gorka; Bert Grant, founder of Grant's Brewery; a view from the studio of artist Meredith Tromble; author of "Fisherman's Son" Michael Koepf.

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

Date: October 10, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science

Keywords: john gorka, folk music, memory exhibition description, art and science, radio


Real: 34K  
West Coast Live:  West Coast Live: October 3, 1998 (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:59:04
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Ethan Canin, author of "For Kings and Planets"; Exploratorium artist Brenda Hutchinson; Michael Dibdin, author of the Aurelio Zen mysteries; Cajun accordion dynamo Geno Delafose; singer-songwriter Deborah Pardes; radio improvisation from True Fiction Magazine.

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

Date: October 3, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science

Keywords: ethan canin, for kings and planets, sound artist, improvisational theatre, sonic portraits,


Real: 16K  
Origins: Antarctica:  South Pole Recap with Noel (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:57:04
Join the Origins team as they travel to Antarctica. We sent Mary, Noel, Paul, and Julie to explore scientific wonders from McMurdo to the Pole. Learn all about the extreme science being conducted at the South Pole in a daily dispatch from Terra Australis Incognita!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 30, 1997
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: drilling ice, tunneling through ice, amundsen-scott south pole station, new south pole station construction, elevated station, dasi telescope, viper telescope, amanda experiment, icecube experiment, extereme environments, tunneling in antarctica, jamesways,


Real: 80K  
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!

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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  
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!

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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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