Category: Video

Free Howard Hughes Medical Institute Educational DVDs

Free Howard Hughes Medical Institute Educational DVDs – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute offers a selection of Educational DVDs for free with free shipping. DVDs are available on such topics as evolution (Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads pictured), diseases, biodiversity, the human brain, and more.

ScienceBoom Episode #5 – Barometric Pressure and Temperature

Barometric pressure is responsible for much of our weather. In this episode, I travel to Hawaii so we can explore the relationship between barometric pressure and temperature. Host: Michael Doig Duration: 4:11 Materials Can of Compressed AIr – Can be purchased at any office supply store for around $6. Raytek MT4 Mini Infrared Thermometer – […]

Amazing Time-Lapse of Milky Way

Galactic Center of Milky Way Rises over Texas Star Party – One of the most amazing time-lapse videos I have ever seen.

The Anatomy of a Do Now

Starting your lesson with a Do Now is good practice. It sets the tone for the class, gets students settled in (because they have to do it now), and ideally makes them think. A Do Now is a question or quote that either reviews or introduces a topic to students. But what constitutes a good […]

Web 2.0 Professional Development Notes & Slides

I want to thank everyone for participating in the Using Web 2.0 tools and Technology Media Tools to Enhance Instruction Professional Development. I learned a lot and enjoyed working with you all. Below you will find a .zip file with all of the PowerPoint slides, handouts and video tutorials inside. You will need to use […]

Upcoming Science Events – Week of 10/06/2008

Robotic Music with Heart If there was ever a type of musical expression that needed to be combined with robots, it’s beatboxing. At their October performance, you’ll see human beatbox Adam Matta laying down beats for the ‘bots of LEMUR, as well as Ethan Ham and his instrument that replicates vocal input with slide whistles. […]

Stick Insects in New Jersey?

I recently went for a hike at the Lusscroft Farm trail in Sussex New Jersey. As I was ambling down the path, I stumbled upon this stick bug. I have seen stick insects many times, but I always thought they were limited to tropical habitats. Apparently they have evolved in the temperate regions of Earth […]

Imagine Science Film Festival, NYC – October 16-25

Imagine Science Films has gathered an eclectic selection of films to present at the Imagine Science Film Festival The Imagine Science Film Festival (ISFF) is full-fledge New York Science Film Festival. ISFF 2008 is in mid-October from 16-25 and will include screenings in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The objective of the festival is to showcase films, […]

ScienceBoom Episode #4 – Chemical Weathering

In this episode we go to Central Park and take a look at the chemical weathering of Cleopatra’s Needle. Then we go back to lab and I show you how to model chemical weathering with your students. Watch on: YouTube | Revver | Download Host: Michael Doig Duration: 4:19 Materials Chalk Paper Clip Vinegar Eye […]

Video Tutorial – An Introduction to Gradekeeper

Having an organized and easy place to keep all of your grades and attendance has never been easier. Gradekeeper is a easy and inexpensive way to keep your class information digitally. No more papers to lose or grades to calculate. In the following tutorial I will show you how to set up and use Gradekeeper. […]