Category: Video

Dynamic Earth: Our Universe PowerPoint Presentations

Thank you everyone who attended the Dynamic Earth Professional Development. Below you will find the PowerPoint presentations that I used. If you have any questions about the presentations, feel free to leave a comment. Don’t forget to sign up for the forums. Day 1 – The Big Bang Day 2 – Our Solar System Day […]

Science Terms In Modern Media

This list provides examples of literary terms, primarily in videos and images, though there are a few written texts here for now. … Hopefully this helps define, work with, teach, and learn these terms. http://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2008/08/lit-terms-modern-media/ 1) Radiation & Conduction 2) Atmospheric Layers 3) Big Bang 4) Plate Tectonics

ScienceBoom Episode #3 – Balloon in a Car

In this episode John Herrera and Michael Doig take a helium balloon along for a car ride to show how air moves within an accelerating car. Watch on: YouTube | Revver | Vimeo | Download Host: Michael Doig & John Herrera Duration: 3:15 Materials Car Helium Balloon Open Road Convection Fast Facts Lighter than air […]

ScienceBoom Episode #2 – Water Circulation & Convection

In this demonstration we visit the lab and look at the circulation of water based on temperature differences. This demonstration is done using the Oceanic Circulation Model from ScienceKit.com. Watch on: Youtube | Revver | Vimeo | Download Host: Michael Doig Duration: 4:16 Materials Oceanic Circulation Model Ice Water (Hot/Cold) Food Coloring Convection Fast Facts […]

ScienceBoom Egg in a Bottle Demonstration

This demonstration was filmed at Gateway Education Center during a professional development seminar. Watch on: YouTube | Revver | Vimeo | Download Materials Milk Bottle (or other bottle with an egg size opening) Hard Boiled Egg Matches Paper Instructions To get the egg into the bottle you: Hard boil several eggs for about 12 mins. […]

ScienceBoom Forums Now Offering Membership

The forums have officially launched and membership is now being offered. I’ve included the following tutorial to help you through the process. The forums are a valuable asset, you can get your questions answered or share the tricks of the trade with other teachers. You can find the ScienceBoom Forums by clicking on the Forums […]

Free Digital Library At Teachers’ Domain on iTunes U

As a teacher, you’re always on the lookout for great educational resources. And you’ll find a rich supply of content on iTunes U. Take, for example, the free digital library available at Teachers’ Domain. Brought to you by WGBH, Boston’s award-winning PBS station, teachers’ domain offers downloadable videos and educator guides. Ranging from A Night […]

First-Rate Resources For Teaching Polar Science

For the last few years, there has been an increasing awareness about global warming. Movies like An Inconvenient Truth, The 11th Hour and Antarctica: The Global Warning have brought the public face to face with climate change and the polar regions of our planet. Only a privileged few have had the pleasure of visiting the […]

Total Lunar Eclipse – February 20, 2008

The next total lunar eclipse is scheduled to occur on February 20, 2008 at 10:26 pm. Giving out extra credit would be a great motivator for students to stay up and watch the event. A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the night of Wednesday, February 20/21, 2008. The entire event is visible from […]

ScienceBoom Episode #1 – Density Demonstration

Density is a measure of the amount of mass in a given volume. In this demonstration we visit the lab and look at the density of Pepsi versus Diet Pepsi. This is a very simple demonstration, but students love it. Watch on: YouTube | Revver | Vimeo | Blip | Download Host: Michael Doig Duration: […]