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Magnets and Electromagnetism (2008)

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This program explores the various properties of magnets and the characteristics of magnetic force. Colorful graphics and real-life footage explain how magnets are used in generating electricity. Electromagnets and their many uses are demonstrated as well. Other terminology includes: magnetic poles, magnetic field, electric motor, generator, solenoid, and electromagnetism.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Magnets and Electromagnetism

Electricity (2008)

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This video explores the fundamental concepts of electrical energy. Easy-to-understand animations illustrate the concepts of electric charge and electric current. Examples of ways we use electricity are cited. Static electricity and the role it plays in creating lightning is also described.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Electricity

Electrical Circuits (2008)

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This program begins by exploring electric current and the role it plays in electrical circuits. The various parts of an electrical circuit are described. Parallel circuits and series circuits are compared. The program concludes by demonstrating some fundamental concepts of electrical safety.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Electrical Circuits

The Nature of Waves (2008)

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When we think of waves, we often think of the ocean or another large body of water. In this video, students learn that waves are all around us and are responsible for many of the sounds we hear and the light we see. Real-life examples are used to explain how waves move and travel through different mediums.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
The Nature of Waves

Sports (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Sports

Spinning Things (1995)

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Bill Nye is spinning all the science hits for the “Spinning Things” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Spinning Things

Pressure (1995)

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The Science Guy is starting to feel the pressure.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Pressure

Simple Machines (1993)

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Learning about science can be hard work, but simple machines can make it easier. Let Bill Nye push and pull you around ramps, levers, screws, and pulleys.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Simple Machines

Science of Music (1998)

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Crank it up – it’s the “Music” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Science of Music

Flight (1993)

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“Flight” is the very first Bill Nye the Science Guy episode in the series, and it’s where Bill Nye really took off… literally.

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Elementary
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00:23
Flight

Waves (1995)

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Surf’s up for Bill Nye the Science Guy – It’s the “Waves” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Waves

Static Electricity (1994)

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Bill’s all charged up about the “Static Electricity” show.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Static Electricity

Structures (1993)

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Are you tense? Need some structure to your life? Then tune in to Bill Nye the Science Guy as he explains the science of structures.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Structures

Balance (1994)

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Bill Nye’s going to use the force to pull you into the world of balance.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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Length: 
00:23
Balance

Energy (1995)

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Bill Nye the Science Guy is all charged up for the “Energy” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Energy

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