Friday, January 29, 2016

The Most Lightning-Struck Place on Earth - Graeme Anderson



Lake Maracaibo is the stormiest place on the planet. Thunderstorms rage above this massive body of water for up to 200 days of the year, with each ear-splitting event lasting for several hours. But why? Graeme Anderson lists the factors that create Lake Maracaibo's seemingly ever-lasting storms.

Lesson by Graeme Anderson, animation by D. Lee Peffer II.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

PicWits! Game from MindWare



Every picture is worth a thousand laughs as players try to match their PicWits! photo cards with the judge's caption card. Which picture is the perfect fit? Of course, it all depends upon your personal perspective! Real, twisted or tongue-in-cheek, your photo card will be assessed against the cards of your competitors. If the judge picks your card, you win the round! The player with the most match-ups takes the game. Includes 504 full-color photo cards, 144 caption cards and instructions. For 4 or more players.

Available at Mozart, Einstein & Me!

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Perfect Pitch: The World's Greatest Ear!!



This is testing the limits of Dylan's ears. Dylan has been exposed, from 5 months prenatal, to the same high information music education system now available in the baby brain training app found at nuryl.com

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Lines For All Occasions Series in Available at Mozart, Einstein & Me!

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The Lines for All Occasions series has been putting words into mouths for multiple seasons and many successful volumes. With clever cliches, insidious insults, and unassailable ultimatums, these pocket-sized prompters provide the appropriate (or deliberately inappropriate) script for every encounter.

Available at Mozart, Einstein & Me!

Sunday, January 17, 2016

How Do Solar Panels Work? - Richard Komp



The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.

Lesson by Richard Komp, animation by Globizco.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Power of Music - Jack Leroy Tueller



Orphaned at age 5, WWII veteran, went on to play first chair trumpet at BYU. This is a remarkable story from Jack's military experience.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Fridgeezoo Polar Bear - A Fun Way to Remember to Shut the Refrigerator Door



Fridgeezoo 24 'Talking Animal' Fridge Door Reminder Eco Toys. Open the fridge and get a cute reminder to close the door!

Available at Mozart, Einstein and Me!

Friday, January 8, 2016

How Do We Know What Color Dinosaurs Were? - Len Bloch



The microraptor was a four-winged carnivorous dinosaur with iridescent black feathers. But if our information about this dinosaur comes from fossils, how can we be certain about its color? Len Bloch shows how making sense of the evidence requires careful examination of the fossil and a good understanding of the physics of light and color.

Lesson by Len Bloch, animation by Paul Newell.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

How to Play Five Crowns



The OFFICIAL Five Crowns Tutorial by Set Enterprises, Inc.

Five Crowns is available at Mozart, Einstein & Me!

Saturday, January 2, 2016

The Sun’s Surprising Movement Across the Sky - Gordon Williamson



Suppose you placed a camera at a fixed position, took a picture of the sky at the same time every day for an entire year, and overlaid all of the photos on top of each other. What would the sun look like in that combined image? A stationary dot? A circular path? Neither. Oddly enough, it makes a ‘figure 8’ pattern, known as the Sun’s analemma. Gordon Williamson explains why.

Lesson by Gordon Williamson, animation by TED-Ed.