All Posts Tagged With: "Video"

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. […]

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 […]