Science Wire live!
times a year, students from San Francisco's Aim High Program will
be producing a series of live webcasts, based on Science Wire topics,
in conjunction with Live @ the Exploratorium.
their cue from reports produced by Rebecca Roberts and others of
Public Radio International's radio show
, the students
will write, produce, direct, and perform live programs broadcast
on the web from the Exploratorium's webcast studio.
Oct 5, 2002
these three short webcasts, our team of middle school students from
the Aim High program investigate new technologies that use our unique
physical traits as tools for identification.
explores the possibilities of retinal scans.
The Whirl Reports
archives of past shows:
May 4, 2002
Why do many things sound different underwater? How are echoes made?
Can you feel or see sound? Join us as we delve into the mysteries
of sound. This webcast will feature a Aim High student demonstrating
how to make a membranophone; Exploratorium physicist Dr. Paul Doherty
using ringing aluminum rods, corrugated plastic whirlies, and a
slinky to model sound; and Marco Jordan, lead educator in the Exploratoriums
Outreach program, demonstrating sound science with a "whine"
glass and a singing bowl.
May 18, 2002
How do our ears work? Can we communicate without words? How do whales
communicate under water? Why dont bats slam into trees as
they fly? Middle school students will interview Exploratorium Educator
Ken Finn on guitar, Biologist Dr. Karen Kalumuck on sonar, and special
Watch the webcast.
more about the
Learn more about
and efforts being done in the Bay Area to save them
Hear sounds from instruments made and played by
Paul Dresher Ensemble
more about sound, see the
July 24th, 2001
students from Aim High campuses across San Francisco spent their
summer at the Exploratorium delving into the mysteries of human
perception. Find out why things are not always was they appear to
more about it
Listen to the webcast
Spring 2001 Aim High webcasts
in which nine Aim High students explore shadows and light, and build
their own energy machines.
can read more about the broadcasts, watch the shows, and learn how
to build your own stripped down motor on the