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Science Minutes

The Science Minutes series engages young viewers on a variety of science and technology topics. These short demonstration videos are funded by a grant from the PNC Foundation and produced through a collaborative partnership between Science Central and PBS39 of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    Credits

  • Host/Producer: Martin Fisher, Executive Director of Science Central
  • Voiceover: Kate Grimes

    Guests

  • Host: Martin Fisher, Executive Director of Science Central

Show Details:

The Science Minutes series engages young viewers on a variety of science and technology topics.

 

 

 

 

These short demonstration videos are funded by a grant from the PNC Foundation...

 

 

 

 

 

and produced through a collaborative partnership between Science Central and PBS39 of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Episodes

Title Episode Description Length Premiere Date Recurring Dates Link Blog Posts
Madagascar Hissing Cockroach-Insect Anatomy S2-E201 Using this really big bug as an example, can you identify the major parts of an insect? 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166635
Pendulum-Motion S2-E202 Science swings…and more! Science Central’s Martin Fisher explains how a pendulum really works… 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166653
Center of Mass S2-E203 Sweep up knowledge of this basic physics term in this simple demonstration you can try as shown by Science Central’s Martin Fisher. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166688
Liquid Oxygen S2-E204 See what happens when an air filled balloon is super-cooled by pouring liquid nitrogen over it! 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166697
Tesla Coil S2-E205 Learn about the power of electrical fields and plasma strong enough to make a light bulb glow…without plugging it in. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166701
Science on a Sphere S2-E206 It’s science learning “In The Round” when data is projected on a sphere… 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166704
Jacob’s Ladder: The Ascending Arc S2-E207 Science Central’s Martin Fisher shares what it takes to power a spark to climb a ladder. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166706
Norway Brown Rat S2-E208 Learn about Norway Brown Rats, all of whom are not all brown, and are more special than you may think. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166716
Bed of Nails S2-E209 In this pointed physics lesson, learn how science – not magic – allows a person to lie on a bed of nails, unharmed. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166725
Making Carbon Dioxide Gas S2-E210 Science Central’s Martin Fisher shares an experiment anyone can do using household materials to create Carbon Dioxide gas! 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166731
Learning about Lenses S2-E211 In this experiment, learn about lenses by turning a smartphone or tablet into a simple projector. 1:00 02/16/2017 https://vimeo.com/album/4209566/video/188166741