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Why Bill Nye, and Others Like Him, are Rockstars

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
How does Bill Nye maintain rockstar status nearly two decades past when he first appeared on PBS?
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on the Food Web

For Students 2nd - 7th
Plants. We can't live without them! Bill Nye discusses how every living thing relies on plants using a concept called the food web. In a very visual demonstration, he ties a cord from one picture to another on a three-dimensional...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Outerspace

For Students 4th - 8th
Give your gang a visual of scale, or help them to comprehend distances in space with this Bill Nye video. In it, he arranges a series of balls along the length of a soccer field using correct proportional distances from a soccer-ball...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Insects

For Students 3rd - 7th
Queen Latifah makes a cameo in this Bill Nye episode on insects. The facts taught are that the queen bee is in charge of a bee colony, ants can dig tunnels, and exoskeletons support, strengthen, and protect the insect's body. While you...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static Electricity

For Students 4th - 8th
Shock viewers with this video clip about static electricity! Bill Nye sports a wacky wig and explains how electrons get stored up on the surface of a Van de Graff generator and then jump onto a metal ball. If you do not have your own Van...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Heat

For Students 5th - 10th
A difficult-to-grasp concept, the fact that even cold objects contain heat energy, is the focus of this hot little video clip! Bill Nye tells physical science learners that heat is, by definition, the motion of molecules. He compares the...
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Bill Nye: Is Jupiter Like A Piece Of The Sun?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jupiter and the sun are more alike than you might think. Examine the elements that make up these two heavenly bodies as part of the Fuse THNKR "Why with Nye!" playlist. Bill Nye explains the composition of the sun and Jupiter, then...
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Bill Nye: How Not to Get Lost in Space

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can we use the stars to navigate if we're actually among them? Space-age scholars explore the precise planning that goes into long-distance exploratory missions using a video from THNKR's Why with Bill Nye! playlist. Bill Nye explains...
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Bill Nye Asks Does Jupiter Have A Core?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists figure out what's inside something without cutting it in half? Space scholars search for answers with a short video from the THNKR Why with Bill Nye! playlist. Bill Nye discusses how the orbital path of the Juno space...
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Bill Nye and Jupiter's Super Storm

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is it possible for a storm to rage nonstop for three centuries? Bill Nye explains the phenomenon of Jupiter's Great Red Spot during an engaging video. Other topics include the storm's apparent lack of movement, how researchers...
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Bill Nye Video: Earth's Seasons

For Students 4th - 8th
In this earth's seasons learning exercise, students answer fill in the blank questions after seeing Bill Nye's video. Topics include the rotation of the earth around the sun, the tilt of the earth, the time zones and sunlight.
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Bill Nye Explains the Earth Fly By

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do we learn more about the planets in our solar system? Bill Nye discusses the Juno space probe during an interesting video as part of the THNKR Why with Nye! playlist. Topics include how scientists launched the probe, how NASA used...
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Water Quality and Environmental Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use litmus paper to begin to discover the qualities of acids and bases. They learn about pH by testing clear liquids for acidity with purple cabbage juice as an indicator. The video Streamkeeper, with Bill Nye, and other video...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball

For Students 5th - 10th
Is your life science class having trouble seeing how the eyeball works? Open their eyes with this little Bill Nye film. Optics concepts involved with vision are revealed. As a unique homework assignment, have individuals watch the clip...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Energy

For Students 4th - 8th
Energize your physical scientists with this little video on potential and kinetic energy, transformation of energy, and the generating of electricity. Bill Nye walks viewers through the process of burning coal to create steam, turn a...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Brain

For Students 5th - 10th
Is gray matter a gray area for your human biology class? Increase the amount of information in pupils' brains by showing this mini movie from Bill Nye The Science Guy! A newspaper is used to model how the folds in this vital organ allow...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Chemical Reactions

For Students 5th - 8th
Give your charges a charge with this clip on chemical reactions! Bill initiates some pretty flashy chemical reactions that you most likely won't be doing in your classroom. When you are teaching the difference between physical and...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Light, Bending & Bouncing

For Students 6th - 10th
Beam me up, Bill! Explore how beams of light behave when they strike flat and curved surfaces. Bill bends light using a nifty contraption that streams three beams through a straight and a curved piece of plastic. He also defines and...
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Buoyancy: Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Integrate science and literature by using the scientific method to test the veracity of the floating peach described in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Clips from a Bill Nye: The Science Guy episode about buoyancy frontload...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Wind

For Students 6th - 10th
Heating and spinning of our planet are what generate wind. A very large tank is used to model the phenomenon of convection, which is explained by Bill, but never specifically mentioned. If you show this mini movie to your meteorology...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Blood and Circulation

For Students 5th - 8th
Did you know that high-speed aviators need to wear a special g-suit in order to keep blood flowing to their brains when experiencing intense acceleration forces? Bill Nye takes a flight in such a situation. After his trip, two facts...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Sun

For Students 3rd - 6th
This flick opens by revealing the enormity and extreme heat of the sun through a very old-fashioned cartoon. A solar eclipse is explained by Mr. Nye, and a safe way to examine an image of the sun is demonstrated. That's the extent of...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Magnetism

For Students 4th - 7th
This mini-episode is really more about magnetic fields than the phenomenon of magnetism. Computer graphics help Bill explain how charged particles from solar wind create the awesome Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis. Mr. Nye also...
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Bill Nye Searches For Water On Jupiter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can researchers measure the amount of water on Jupiter? Through a thought-provoking THNKR "Why with Nye!" video, young space scientists search for the universal solvent on a distant planet. Topics include how scientists use visible...

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