Exploratorium’s Accidental Scientist: Science of Music

On the occasion of the International Music Day, Exploratorium’s Accidental Scientist: Science of Music. ‘What is music? Is birdsong music? How about the tap-tap-tap of a hammer, or the wail of a creaking door? Is playing a garbage can different than playing a drum? Explore the science of music through online exhibits, movies, and questions. […]

HHMI’s BioInteractive – Free Resources for Science Teachers and Students

HHMI’s BioInteractive. ‘BioInteractive is a web-based collection of biology-focused teaching materials created and administered by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Many of the resources are also available on DVD and CD-ROM. These resources include Videos, Animations, Lectures, Virtual Museums and Virtual Laboratories.

Cartoons and Science: Hunkin’s Experiments

Hunkin’s Experiments. ‘Hundreds of cartoon experiments from cartoonist, broadcaster and engineer Tim Hunkin. Cool cartoons that will have you experimenting with food, light, sound, clothes, mathematics, biology, materials and a whole lot more.’ Tim Hunkin’s Site. ‘Tim Hunkin trained as an engineer, but then became a cartoonist, drawing the Rudiments of Wisdom for the Observer […]

Peoples Archive: Genius for Posterity

Peoples Archive. ‘Peoples Archive is a company dedicated to filming for posterity the life stories of the great thinkers, creators, and achievers of our time. The people whose stories you watch on this site are leaders of their field, whose work has influenced and changed our world as we know it. We believe these stories […]

Universcale – From the Nanoworld to the Universe

Nikon’s Universcale: From the Nanoworld to the Universe – The worlds we measure using our infinite yardstick. ‘We are able to view all entities, from the microworld to the universe, from a single perspective. By setting them up against a scale, we are able to compare and understand things which cannot be physically compared. Today, […]