Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Mighty Mathematics of the Lever - Andy Peterson and Zack Patterson



Archimedes once said “Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth.” While the idea of a person moving such a huge mass on their own might sound impossible, chances are you’ve seen this idea in action at your local playground. Andy Peterson and Zack Patterson use the seesaw to illustrate the amazing implications and uses of the lever.

Lesson by Andy Peterson and Zack Patterson, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Magformers: Magnetic Balls Castles And More ~ Incredible Science



Magformers Rainbow Set - The magnetic building set that always connects and never rejects! You are the engineer! Entertaining and educational for all ages! Magformers have super strong neodymium magnets on all sides which connect and allow you to build 100's of 3-D designs. Learn through to discovery how to infinitely build 3-D geometric structures which are fun, and build problem solving skills and strategies. The possibilities are endless! Create balls, squares, buildings, animals and more! Discover the connection possibilities. Watch in amazement as the Magformer connected shapes magically connect!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

The Physics of Playing Guitar - Oscar Fernando Perez



Guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix are capable of bending the physics of waves to their wills, plucking melody from inspiration and vibration. But how do wood, metal, and plastic translate into rhythm, melody, and music? Oscar Fernando Perez details the physics of playing the guitar, from first pluck to that final shredding chord.

Lesson by Oscar Fernando Perez , animation by Chris Boyle.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Huey Lewis and the News' Guitarist, Stef Burns, at Mozart, Einstein and Me


Stef Burns, long time friend of owner Stan Houston, recently visited Mozart, Einstein and Me to purchase gifts for his daughter.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Einstein's Miracle Year - Larry Lagerstrom



As the year 1905 began, Albert Einstein faced life as a “failed” academic. Yet within the next twelve months, he would publish four extraordinary papers, each on a different topic, that were destined to radically transform our understanding of the universe. Larry Lagerstrom details these four groundbreaking papers.

Lesson by Larry Lagerstrom, animation by Oxbow Creative.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Set Enterprises - Quiddler Deluxe



Set Enterprises, Inc. is a leading developer of award winning family and educational games including Quiddler, the short word game. The Deluxe version comes in a tin with special Quiddler Short Word Dictionary.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Newton's 3 Laws, With a Bicycle - Joshua Manley



Why would it be hard to pedal a 10,000 pound bicycle? This simple explanation shows how Newton's 3 laws of motion might help you ride your bike.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Clayton Cameron: A-Rhythm-etic. The Math Behind the Beats



Ready to dance in your seat? Drummer Clayton Cameron breaks down different genres of music—from R&B to Latin to pop—by their beats. A talk that proves hip hop and jazz aren't cooler than math—they simply rely on it.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Girls Do Science



7 out of 10 girls are interested in science. Only 2 out of 10 will pursue it as a career. Let’s change that.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Top 10 Benefits of Child Creativity



EVERY child needs creativity in their life. In this video we discuss the immense need of promoting such creativity by listing 10 basic benefits.