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Square Roots 1 00:07:00

Square Roots 1

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 1
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3328 views
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A pen and pencil method of extracting square roots

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Square Roots 2 00:05:00

Square Roots 2

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 4224 views
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A better way to extract square roots, with rapid convergence

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Hammack tantalum 00:03:00

Tantalum

by Bill Hammack
Tantalum
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 837 views
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With his hammer Bill cracks up a cell phone to expose how our electronic gadgets rely on the mineral tantalum - mined as Coltan.

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Web 00:07:00

The Amazing World of the Microscope

by Michael W. Davidson
The Amazing World of the Microscope
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1234 views
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Microscope expert, Michael W. Davidson of the National High Magnetic Field lab, shares his collection of amazing microscope images to inspire and engage children all around the world.

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Hammack cellphone 00:03:00

The Cell Phone

by Bill Hammack
The Cell Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 908 views
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Bill invades a cell phone store to show that the design of a mobile isn't arbritary. Engineers uses seven basic principles to create a useful phone.

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The Changing Shapes of Engineering

by Hal Evans
The Changing Shapes of Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1713 views
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*****  Winner!  *****

Hal has been awarded the 2014 Geoset HighSchool Award for this excellent presentation about how non-circular shapes can have a very useful set of rotational properties.

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Hammack geiger 00:03:00

The Geiger Counter

by Bill Hammack
The Geiger Counter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 858 views
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Bill sings a song - with help from Doris Day - about the geiger counter. He shows that scientist Hans Geiger became an engineer when he designed the counter as a tool to make his life easier.

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Krebs.png 00:03:00

The Krebs Cycle

by Matt Johnson
The Krebs Cycle
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 2 years ago | 0 views
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Matt Johnson explains the Krebs Cycle, its discovery by a University of Sheffield Nobel Prize winner and its role in endurance sports such as cycling.

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Hammack bulb 00:05:00

The Light Bulb

by Bill Hammack
The Light Bulb
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 5183 views
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Bill reads from his book of fairy tales. He tells the story of the engineering of a light bulb, focusing on the materials breakthrough needed to make the filament.

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King 00:14:00

The Mathematician Who Can’t Add Up

by Emma King
The Mathematician Who Can’t Add Up
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 951 views
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Emma was a post-graduate student at the University of Nottingham, completing a PhD in the field of theoretical cosmology. As an undergraduate at the University of Sussex she made history when she became the first woman to win the top prize at the Sci....

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The Science of Alcohol 00:05:00

The Science of Alcohol

by Dom England
The Science of Alcohol
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 630 views
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Disturbing facts about the way alcohol and humans react.

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Hammack thermostat 00:03:00

The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?

by Bill Hammack
The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1039 views
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Armed with a pair of wire cutters Bill shows how a common thermostat reveals how good industrial designers keep track of the dimensions of a human being.

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