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ScienceOnlineFarewell

1 year ago

Creator, producer and educator Wayne Campbell passed away in 2016. This is a final farewell video produced by his friends and family in tribute to him.

The Star That Redefined the Universe

2 years ago

Delta Cephei is a visible star located in the constellation Cepheus. It is uniquely variable and provided astronomers with a new tool to measure the universe with ...

Observe Newton's Cradle

2 years ago

Observing Newton's Cradle A slow motion look at the interesting interactions of the 5 pendulums of a Newton's Cradle. For an explanation of this complex ...

Build an Ancient Astronomical Instrument

2 years ago

Build an ancient astronomical instrument - an Armillary Sundial. Based on technology that is thousands of years old, this device is capable of accurately ...

Mindstorms Solar Tracker

2 years ago

A solar energy project using a Mindstorms EV3 Tank to find and follow the sun. The tank is controlled using coding based on LabVIEW .

Honey Bees in Winter - An Amazing Sound

2 years ago

Honey Bees have evolved an interesting strategy for surviving the sub-zero temperatures of a northern winter.

Newton's Remarkable Cradle

2 years ago

This deceptively simple device can behave in some very unexpected ways. The math and physics behind the movements can be used to explain this behavior.

Energy - An Enigma

2 years ago

Energy is a complex concept. Richard Feynman went so far as to say "It is important to realize that in physics today, we have no knowledge what energy is.

An Elegant Machine - The Stirling Engine

2 years ago

The Stirling Heat Engine is an elegantly simple machine. Very efficient, the model in this video will actually run using the heat from your hand. YouTube channel: ...

Wonderstruck at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

2 years ago

I recently captured some video while visited an amazing place - Toronto's new aquarium. My experience prompted me to quote the American scientist and ...

Coding in BASIC on an Ipad

3 years ago

This video demonstrates how to write code and create programs using BASIC on an Ipad. You can create your own apps in BASIC. Examples include a program ...

19th Century Technology at a Grist Mill

3 years ago

This video explores the 19th century technology of a working Grist Mill. An incredible amount of work can be accomplished using the force of moving water.

Motors and Generators

3 years ago

A short video demonstrating how to use a small battery operated (DC) motor as a generator. Also includes a method for determining the efficiency of a generator.

Solar 102 - Power Calculation

3 years ago

This video demonstrates calculating the maximum power out put from a solar panel and discusses determining the optimum resistive load for a solar panel.

Bell's Metal Detector

3 years ago

Working with 19th century technology, Alexander Graham Bell, designed and constructed a working metal detector. This video tells that story.

Ancient Geometry - A Revelation

3 years ago

This video looks at an interesting issue when it comes to proving that the internal angles of a triangle total 180 degrees.

Photovoltaics 101

3 years ago

Using mini solar panels this video demonstrates the basics of solar array design and construction. Suitable for introductory classes to solar array design.

Horses and Horsepower

3 years ago

James Watt is credited with developing the term horsepower to demonstrate that his steam engines were as powerful as a team of horses. This video discusses ...

Build an Electroscope

3 years ago

The electroscope is a simple device designed to detect and measure electrostatic fields. This centuries old device is the ancient ancestor of modern Digital Multi ...

The First Electric Motor

3 years ago

Michael Faraday launched a torrent of innovation and discovery when he demonstrated the first electric motor. This video discusses this important early device, ...

Determine Longitude

3 years ago

This video demonstrates how to use observations of the sun combined with local and Greenwich time to determine longitude. An interesting project for anyone ...