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  • 04:14 How A Single-celled Organism Almost Wiped Out Life On Earth - Anusuya Willis

    How A Single-celled Organism Almost Wiped Out Life On Earth - Anusuya Willis

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-a-single-celled-organism-almost-wiped-out-life-on-earth-anusuya-willis There’s an organism that changed the world. It caused the first mass extinction in Earth’s history … and also paved the way for complex

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  • 10:59 How 6 Innovative Movies And TV Shows Were Animated | Movies Insider

    How 6 Innovative Movies And TV Shows Were Animated | Movies Insider

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    Recent advancements in technology have allowed animators to push the limits of their work, resulting in more creative and detailed films and TV shows than ever before. Some animated films are created using primarily physical objects (like the stop-motion

  • 08:53 Why Are There So Many Movie Theater Formats? | Movies Insider

    Why Are There So Many Movie Theater Formats? | Movies Insider

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    Between Dolby Cinemas, IMAX, RealD 3D, and Regal RPX there are a lot of ways to watch a movie. And some movies like The Lion King are released in all of them. But which of these premium formats is better? Well, it depends on you and on the movie. If you w

  • 07:45 What It Takes To Be A Hollywood Creature Performer | Movies Insider

    What It Takes To Be A Hollywood Creature Performer | Movies Insider

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    Disneys live-action Dumbo remake featured the beloved baby elephant made completely from CGI. However, they still needed an actor to play Dumbo. Thats where Edd Osmond, an actor and creature performer, stepped in. While creature performers are typically k

  • 05:39 What 7 Creature Performers Looked Like Behind The Scenes | Movies Insider

    What 7 Creature Performers Looked Like Behind The Scenes | Movies Insider

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    A creature performer is an actor who moves like a monster or an animal using CGI or practical effects. Buck the dog in Call of the Wild and the apes in the Planet of the Apes trilogy featured motion capture performers standing-in for digital characters. O

  • 11:13 How a Celebrity Trainer Gets Actors in Shape for Movies | Vanity Fair

    How a Celebrity Trainer Gets Actors in Shape for Movies | Vanity Fair

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    Celebrity trainer Jason Walsh shows you how he gets actors in shape for movies. Jason explains how he helped Bradley Cooper train for American Sniper, John Krasinski train for 13 Hours, Emily Blunt train for Edge of Tomorrow, Alison Brie train for GLOW, a

  • 06:08 Why movies went from 15 minutes to 2 hours

    Why movies went from 15 minutes to 2 hours

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    Movies used to be really short. How did it change?Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from outside Hollywood. Watch all of the episodes right here on YouTube.Episode 1: https://youtu.be/NMkZpuiEqh8Episode 3: https://

  • 06:39 Why 'The Mandalorian' Uses Virtual Sets Over Green Screen | Movies Insider

    Why 'The Mandalorian' Uses Virtual Sets Over Green Screen | Movies Insider

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    For decades, film and TV productions have used green and blue screens to place actors into new environments. Now, LED walls are revolutionizing this process by projecting 3D environments in real time behind actors to provide the illusion of being in a phy

  • 08:20 VFX Expert Breaks Down The History of Shrinking People in Movies | WIRED

    VFX Expert Breaks Down The History of Shrinking People in Movies | WIRED

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    Downsizing VFX Supervisor Jamie Price breaks down the history of people miniaturization in movies. In this timeline, Price explains the special effects techniques like forced perspective, compositing, the Schüfftan process, rotoscoping, motion control, mo

  • 05:59 What Movies Really Look Like Before & After Special Effects (VFX) #2

    What Movies Really Look Like Before & After Special Effects (VFX) #2

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    Most of the Hollywood movies we see today has lots and lots of VFX and CGI! In fact, there's CGI slathered all over those movies. And that is what makes these movies a pleasing experience to watch. So, here are some of the best behind the scenes, for you

  • 05:51 What Movies Really Look Like Before & After Special Effects (VFX)

    What Movies Really Look Like Before & After Special Effects (VFX)

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    Come behind the scenes and see what movies really look like. The Before & After VFX of some of the best Hollywood Blockbusters are present in this video. From the famous Game of Thrones and its dragons to Dwanyne Johnson's Disaster flick San Andreas, this

  • 08:11 Bruce Lee screen test in 1964 shows amazing Karate skills

    Bruce Lee screen test in 1964 shows amazing Karate skills

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    Bruce Lee screen test at age 24, the beginning of the legend, discusses #Karate vs. #KungFu

  • 11:51 Animal Trainer Breaks Down Dog Acting in Movies | Notes on a Scene | Vanity Fair

    Animal Trainer Breaks Down Dog Acting in Movies | Notes on a Scene | Vanity Fair

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    On this episode of "Notes on a Scene," Bonnie Judd, the animal coordinator and head trainer for "A Dog's Journey" breaks down dog acting in movies like "Air Bud: 7th Inning Fetch" and "Marley and Me," and explains how she trained the dogs who star in "A D

  • 07:48 Popular Kids Try Famous Foods From Movies, From Harry Potter to Ratatouille | Bon Appétit

    Kids Try Famous Foods From Movies, From Harry Potter to Ratatouille | Bon Appétit

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    Watch as kids try and react to some of the most famous foods from movies, including spaghetti and meatballs from Lady and the Tramp, mint sorbet from The Princess Diaries, cabbage soup from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, schnitzel and noodles from The

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  • 12:48 LEGO City Fire Mini Movies & Films Animation Compilation - 2016, 2017 & 2018

    LEGO City Fire Mini Movies & Films Animation Compilation - 2016, 2017 & 2018

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    LEGO City Fire Brigade, Station and Truck related movies & films animation compilation from 2016, 2017 and 2018 with the following mini movies: Lights, Camera and Fire, All hands to the rescue, Crook on the run, Great Pawns of Fire, Fire and Heist, Crook

  • 07:34 Pixar: The Math Behind The Movies - Tony DeRose

    Pixar: The Math Behind The Movies - Tony DeRose

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/pixar-the-math-behind-the-movies-tony-derose The folks at Pixar are widely known as some of the world's best storytellers and animators. They are perhaps less recognized as some of the most innovative math whizz

  • 03:45 10 Details Animators Hid In Disney Movies

    10 Details Animators Hid In Disney Movies

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    Read more here: www.famefocus.com Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/focusfame Some Easter eggs are so tucked away that even if it was something as recognizable as Justin Biebers face, you'd likely miss it in the first viewing. But don't worry Bieb

  • 04:47 How Bugs Are Trained For TV And Movies

    How Bugs Are Trained For TV And Movies

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    Movies will often use live bugs on camera instead of CGI to make their story feel more real and to get your skin crawling. But getting these insects to do what you want requires lots an understanding of how they function. That's where Steven Kutcher comes

  • 02:44 Where the Sounds From the World's Favorite Movies Are Born | WIRED

    Where the Sounds From the World's Favorite Movies Are Born | WIRED

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    WIRED gets a tour from veteran Foley artist John Roesch of the Skywalker's custom built soundstage. Roesch reveals some of the strangest audio props that were used in films like 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' 'Back to the Future' and 'Braveheart’. Still

  • 20:00 Minecraft Xbox - Scary Movies [564]

    Minecraft Xbox - Scary Movies [564]

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    Welcome to my Let's Play of the Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft. These videos will showcase what I have been getting up to in Minecraft and everything I have built. In this episode I watch 3 scary movies in my cinema on Halloween. What Is This?: Behind The

  • 04:45 How Realistic Fake Foods Are Made For TV And Movies

    How Realistic Fake Foods Are Made For TV And Movies

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    Movies and TV shows tend to use real food when they can, but there are a number of times when they need something fake. We spoke with two fake food artists who specialize in making custom, inedible treats for restaurants, trade shows, and Hollywood. Here'

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  • 02:44 Where The Sounds From The World's Favorite Movies Are Born

    Where The Sounds From The World's Favorite Movies Are Born

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    WIRED gets a tour from veteran Foley artist John Roesch of the Skywalker's custom built soundstage. Roesch reveals some of the strangest audio props that were used in films like 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' 'Back to the Future' and 'Braveheart’. Still haven

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  • 08:27 How the screens inside movies build fictional worlds

    How the screens inside movies build fictional worlds

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    Cinematic worlds don't just happen. Vox's Phil Edwards spoke with Todd Marks about how they actually make the TVs and computers in movies. You can find more information here: http://www.vox.com/2016/12/9/13889118/movie-screens-computer-special-effects Sub

  • 13:11 How Pixars Toy Story 4 Was Animated | Movies Insider

    How Pixars Toy Story 4 Was Animated | Movies Insider

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    The fourth installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise achieves a level of detail and realism unseen in any Disney/Pixar project yet. See how it all came to life at the legendary Pixar studios, step by step: beginning with the story and artwork stage,

  • 11:05 How Technicolor changed movies

    How Technicolor changed movies

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    What was "glorious Technicolor?" It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than that, too. Find an extra commentary video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJCtHs-dh0M To learn more, check out: The George Eastman Museum: https://eastman.org

  • 03:57 Harry Potter: BOOKS vs MOVIES - Which Wins?? | WHAT THEY GOT RIGHT

    Harry Potter: BOOKS vs MOVIES - Which Wins?? | WHAT THEY GOT RIGHT

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    It's The Harry Potter Books vs the Harry Potter movies! Ruby points out some of the differences between the two versions, and we vote on which telling of the story of the Boy Who Lived is better! Which version do you like better? Tell us in the comments!

  • 09:44 Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

    Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

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    Well, they're not really "magic." Maybe "illusion" is a better way to say it. As we begin this journey of the history of cinema, we need to understand how movies trick our brains into even understanding that a movie is a movie. In this episode of Crash Co

  • 02:54 Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

    Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

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    It’s not quite British, and it’s not quite American – so what gives? Why do all those actors of yesteryear have such a distinct and strange accent? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/movies-film-chann

  • 02:57 Why Do We Eat Popcorn At Movies? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Why Do We Eat Popcorn At Movies? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    If youve ever seen a movie on the big screen, you know theres one snack thats more popular than any other: popcorn. But why? Why we do always eat popcorn at the movies??Images used under license from Shutterstock.comWelcome to COLOSSAL QUESTIONS, the show

  • 12:54 LEGO City Police Films & Mini Movies 2018 Compilation | Fun Animation Videos for Kids

    LEGO City Police Films & Mini Movies 2018 Compilation | Fun Animation Videos for Kids

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    LEGO City Police films & mini movies compilation for kids with crook chases, helicopter escapes and other trucks and policemen fun! All episodes are from 2017 & 2018 with: Getaway Goons Part 1, Getaway Goons Part 2, Brick boss part 1, Brick boss part 2, L

  • 05:49 Why this creepy melody is in so many movies

    Why this creepy melody is in so many movies

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    This deathly 13th-century song shows up everywhere.Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-labCorrection: Mozarts Requiem isnt a symphony, its a requiem: a type of Catholic mass for the dead. It was initially written for mass but later popularized

  • 10:14 How Pixar's Animation Has Evolved Over 24 Years, From Toy Story To Toy Story 4 | Movies Insider

    How Pixar's Animation Has Evolved Over 24 Years, From Toy Story To Toy Story 4 | Movies Insider

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    From Toy Story through Toy Story 4, Pixar has revolutionized animation in its nearly three decades of existence. Each new movie requires new technical innovations. Monsters Inc. helped them create fur, Ratatouille helped them create wet fur, and Finding D

  • 08:08 What 8 Disney Live-Action Remakes Looked Like Behind The Scenes | Movies Insider

    What 8 Disney Live-Action Remakes Looked Like Behind The Scenes | Movies Insider

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    Disney's live-action remakes of its animated classics have become a box-office staple over the years. In order to make a photorealistic world of talking animals, "The Jungle Book" and "The Lion King" relied on innovative virtual production techniques. "Ma

  • 13:29 How Disney's Animation Evolved From 'Frozen' To 'Frozen II' | Movies Insider

    How Disney's Animation Evolved From 'Frozen' To 'Frozen II' | Movies Insider

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    "Frozen 2" is the long-awaited follow-up to the 2013 Disney animated smash hit featuring characters like Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven. For the sequel, animators updated Anna and Elsa's outfits, re-built parts of Arendelle, and figured out how to t

  • 22:42 Scientists Fact Check Natural Disasters In Movies | Vanity Fair

    Scientists Fact Check Natural Disasters In Movies | Vanity Fair

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    Environmental scientists Morgan Page, Michael Angove and Peter Gleick review the scientific validity of scenes from "San Andres," "2012," "The Day After Tomorrow," "Volcano," "Twister," "Geostorm," "The Core," "Interstellar," "Sharknado," "The Perfect Sto

  • 03:18 BEST OSCAR AWARD WINNING CGI 3D ANIMATED SHORT FILM 2018 || NEW ANIMATION SHORT MOVIES 2018

    BEST OSCAR AWARD WINNING CGI 3D ANIMATED SHORT FILM 2018 || NEW ANIMATION SHORT MOVIES 2018

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    BEST OSCAR AWARD WINNING CGI 3D ANIMATED SHORT FILM 2018 || NEW ANIMATION SHORT MOVIES 2018 CGI ANIMATION SHORT FILM ANIMATED SHORT FILM MOVIE 2018 New CGI 3D Animated Short Film 2018 Award winning Love ANIMATION SHORT FILM 2018 animation movies latest be

  • 08:57 Movies I Thought Were Weird

    Movies I Thought Were Weird

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    Why do people make weird videos and just let everyone in the world see them??Twitter https://twitter.com/Theodd1soutWebsite https://theodd1sout.com/Rush light invader https://www.youtube.com/user/RushLightInvaderPajamaParty Doodles https://www.youtube.com

  • 03:08 How Claymation Movies are Made

    How Claymation Movies are Made

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    Aardman Animations is a legendary animation studio that has created classics like 'Wallace & Gromit' and 'Chicken Run.' See how they put together their latest move, 'Early Man.' See more from Aardman Animations: http://www.aardman.com/ http://www.youtube.

  • 02:26 Pixar Did You Know? | Companies in Disney• Pixar Movies

    Pixar Did You Know? | Companies in Disney• Pixar Movies

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    Energize your Easter egg knowledge with these Buy ’n Large and Dinoco cameos. Visit Disney Movies Anywhere for more! https://www.disneymoviesanywhere.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pixar Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disneypixar/?hl=en htt

  • 02:31 How One Horse Inspired the Invention of Movies

    How One Horse Inspired the Invention of Movies

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    This is a story about a horse—a horse whose fate was inextricably tied to the invention of film. It all started in 1872, when eventual Stanford University founder Leland Stanford made a bet with some colleagues. The bet in question concerned whether, at a

  • 03:16 In Old Movies, Why The Dial Tone After Someone Hangs Up?

    In Old Movies, Why The Dial Tone After Someone Hangs Up?

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    Brace yourselves, we're about to get into some serious detail about telephone systems. Thanks to all the folks at Seattle's Museum of Communications! http://museumofcommunications.org/ They're also on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/museumofcomm .

  • 02:55 Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie Can't See at the Movies

    Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie Can't See at the Movies

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    Bert and Ernie are watching a movie at the movie theatre, but someone sits right in front of Ernie and he can't see! Ernie has to figure out a way to fix this problem! -- Subscribe to the Sesame Street Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_cen

  • 01:36 Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

    Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

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    As humans, we sometimes project our thoughts and emotions onto things that aren't human. In this clip from the 2011 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Meet Your Brain", Bruce Hood shows how we can interpret shapes as having their own "personalities", just by the way the

  • 02:22 The Doctor Treating Patients With Charlie Chaplin Movies

    The Doctor Treating Patients With Charlie Chaplin Movies

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    In India, Charlie Chaplin continues to be popular—so popular, in fact, that there’s a whole fan club dedicated to celebrating and impersonating the famous comic actor. The Charlie Circle Foundation is the brainchild of Ashok Sukhumal Aswani, a doctor prac

  • 09:36 Myth-testing Christmas movies with SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS (ft. Vsauce3)

    Myth-testing Christmas movies with SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS (ft. Vsauce3)

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    Jake from Vsauce3 and I test scenes from Home Alone, Elf and A Christmas Story using only the Scientific Method... and some cow eyes.FREE Audio Book- http://bit.ly/AudibleMarkRober -American Sniper by Chris KyleJAKE'S VIDEO- https://youtu.be/5NhijmGTwwoTH

  • 02:58 Teen Titans GO! | Team Building Activity: The Movies! | Cartoon Network

    Teen Titans GO! | Team Building Activity: The Movies! | Cartoon Network

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    The Titans are excited to see the movie version of their favorite show "Babies vs Dogs". Episode: Kabooms: Part 1 CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe WATCH MORE: http://cartn.co/morettg About Teen Titans GO!: TEEN TITANS

  • 04:40 Apollo 11's Legacy in Pop Culture | The Moon Landing in TV and Movies

    Apollo 11's Legacy in Pop Culture | The Moon Landing in TV and Movies

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    When President Kennedy challenged NASA to put a man on the moon before 1970, it took some of the worlds brightest engineers, mathematicians, and human computers to meet the deadline. The challenge sparked not only their imaginations, but so many around th

  • 01:50 Teen Titans GO! To The Movies | Upbeat Inspirational Song About Life | Cartoon Network

    Teen Titans GO! To The Movies | Upbeat Inspirational Song About Life | Cartoon Network

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    Don't be so serious Robin...just keep feeling upbeat, UPBEAT! Subscribe to the Cartoon Network UK YouTube channel: https://goo.gl/hRAVDf Visit the Cartoon Network UK website: http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk Check out all the amazing apps from Cartoon Netw

  • 06:52 Trebuchet Throwing Balls of Fire ///. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Trebuchet Throwing Balls of Fire ///. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The ancient trebuchet was a massive weapon that was most commonly thought of as throwing boulders at the walls of a castle under siege. However, it is also believed that it was used to also throw other materials as well. One of the favorite themes in movi

  • 01:25 the music instrument that creats the background  music of scary movies

    the music instrument that creats the background music of scary movies

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    The Waterphone makes really scary sounds. You have probably heard them in a scary horror movie.

  • 06:00 Homemade Science Demonstrations with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade Science Demonstrations with Bruce Yeany

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    Welcome to my science channel, here are a few examples of some of the interesting materials and activities that I've posted over the last 5 years . Over 170 videos of demonstrations and activities that I've found interesting and helpful as a middle school

  • 03:02 Stringless pendulums/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Stringless pendulums/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here an idea for showing how or why a pendulum's movement becomes faster or slower as it's length is changed. The period is a function of length and as the length changes, so does it's path. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, sugg

  • 07:35 impulse examples///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    impulse examples///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here are a few ideas that can help demonstrate how the amount of time that an accelerating force or a decelerating force is applied to an object will affect it's rate of motion. The result of force and time is an impulse. Homemade science is a collection

  • 02:23 What color is inside the can?  /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    What color is inside the can? /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The multicolored can has a small hole in the lid with a question, "what color is inside?" This thought provoking device is helpful to students in gaining some insight into the idea that light and color need be be reflected off of an object for us to perce

  • 05:07 chaotic pendulum//Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    chaotic pendulum//Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The chaotic pendulum is used in my classroom in our discussions of resonance, harmonic motion, and chaotic motion. With small amounts of energy, it's movement is predictable, but more energy is added the movement of the arms become unpredictable. Homemade

  • 02:03 no magnet motor  ///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    no magnet motor /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This simple motor uses two coils. The first coil is the armature that spins and the second coil replaces the permanent magnet that is usually mounted on the base. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and exper

  • 03:18 Centrifugal tray////Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

    Centrifugal tray////Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

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    The classic demonstration of swinging a bucket over your head is taken up on notch by swinging a cup of water on a tray. Swing vertically or horizontally or a combination of both and the water remains in the cup to the "centrifugal force" acting on the cu

  • 05:41 Simple motors experiments //// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Simple motors experiments //// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Simple motors can be easy projects to build and are helpful in learning about how they work. This is the first video showing a few different variations of motors used in my classroom for our studies. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested id

  • 02:09 mentos and soda engine/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    mentos and soda engine/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Mentos and soda power a version of Hero's Engine. Using an adapted geyser tube, the soda is redirected to cause a soda bottle to spin until the nucleation process is completed. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, proje

  • 05:15 Rolling Objects  Investigation /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Rolling Objects Investigation /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is a student investigation where several objects are rolled down an inclined table. The objects accelerate at different rates and some reach the bottom quicker than others. As part of this experience, students are challenged to produce two objects fo

  • 04:55 Tangent galvanometer experiment///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Tangent galvanometer experiment///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A tangent galvanometer is an easy way to show the relationship between the flow of electricity and magnetism. They are simple enough for young students to build for themselves. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, proje

  • 04:06 Classroom Mirror Set // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Classroom Mirror Set // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    IN our study of light and reflection, I have several demonstration mirrors set out around my classroom for students to examine. This video takes a closer look at three of them. A large concave mirror, convex mirror and a multiple convex mirror

  • 03:26 Resonant pendulum demonstration ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Resonant pendulum demonstration ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Can you make just one of the pendulums move and not the others? I call this my Frequency Amplified Kinesthetic Energy Demonstration (FAKED) device. Perhaps I can do it telepathically, probably not but you can get just one of them to move if you understand

  • 01:14 Inertia of washers  trick  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Inertia of washers trick // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A quick and easy demonstration of inertia can be demonstrated with a stack of washers and a metal bar.

  • 01:39 Activation Energy Analogy///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Activation Energy Analogy///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This track is used in my classroom in our discussion of chemical reactions to help explain activation energy how it may be needed to get a reaction started. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments

  • 05:23 Smoke Rings Underwater  //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Smoke Rings Underwater // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Smoke rings or vortex rings can be formed underwater in an aquarium using the same principles that apply to rings formed in air. These are not bubble rings! These rings are made visible using paints, dyes, or best of all, in a weak acid (vinegar) base (am

  • 04:21 Combination lock demonstration /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Combination lock demonstration /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Homemade lock A large see through combination lock offers students a look at the operation of a lock mechanism that normally remains hidden. 64000 possible combinations but only one will open it. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas,

  • 01:55 Mystery box challenge   //   Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Mystery box challenge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Mystery boxes challenge students to figure out a way to reproduce it's operation and build their own version of it. This particular challenge has more than one solution. Since this is still a project used in my classroom, it's method of operation is not r

  • 05:20 Building Block Challenge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Building Block Challenge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Dominoes or larger blocks can be used in some simple stacking challenge for students. Patterns are shown with the idea of stacking the blocks to match the design.

  • 12:55 Slide Whistles  part 1 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Slide Whistles part 1 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Several examples of the slide whistle are shown with advice on how to build one for yourself. Several design variations that are shown, these can be made out of PVC pipe, bamboo, scrap wood, even a carrot. While the materials and designs may vary, ultimat

  • 06:57 Cooling by Evaporation Activity  //. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Cooling by Evaporation Activity //. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Why does a body feel cold when they get out to f the shower or after a dip in the pool? A simple activity that can introduce students to the process of cooling by evaporation. Essentially evaporation is process of molecular diffusion from the liquid's sur

  • 02:22 Flag waving machine////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Flag waving machine////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This device is shown in our studies of simple and compound machines. Students are given an accompanied worksheet to work out the outcome and latter can experiment with building their own machines using a variety of gears, wheel and axles, levers, pullies,

  • 04:27 Punkin Chunkin Trebuchet // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Punkin Chunkin Trebuchet // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Our biggest trebuchet is for throwing pumpkins. It is able to throw 8 pound pumpkins over 600 feet, lighter ones even further. The counterweight can range from 700 to 1100 pounds.

  • 03:53 Popular Galileo's Inertia track////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Galileo's Inertia track////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Both sides of the track are the same height, one side is 3 times longer than the other side. If I release the ball from one side can it roll off of the other side? This track was based on a series of tracks that is said to have led Galileo to the idea of

  • 08:18 Deadly Straw Bullets. // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Deadly Straw Bullets. // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    After a tornado had ripped through our land, nearby housing developments, and farmland, there was a story circulated by a local farmer about the storm. He described that as he was surveying the damage to the buildings and property, he came across quite a

  • 04:43 Random answer devices /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Random answer devices /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Random decision makers can make use of the idea of chaos to make those important decisions for you. Small changes in the initial starting conditions of a bar pendulum or a rolling ball answer track can be a fun and easy project while learning a bit about

  • 04:03 Egg drop activity////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Egg drop activity////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The classic egg dropping experiment is changed to a more interesting version of the egg catching experiment. The activity has been a staple of science classes fro years, but here is my version of it. Students are required to build a device that catch a ra

  • 06:57 Wandering Static Balls. // Homemade Science with Bruce yeany

    Wandering Static Balls. // Homemade Science with Bruce yeany

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    When foam balls are placed near a plastic sheet they mysteriously start to move all around the surface. As they slow down, bringing you hand near the foam balls tends to get them going again. Nice demonstration in Static electricity, works best during win

  • 04:08 Inertia ball demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Inertia ball demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    One of my favorite demonstrations for inertia, A 6 pound bowling ball has two eye hooks screwed into it on opposite ends. A short string is then used to suspend the ball, a second short string is tied to the bottom. WIth a little practice, it is possible

  • 02:39 Spinning glitter Mystery ////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Spinning glitter Mystery ////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The spinning glitter mystery or as it was formerly called , the spinning glitter paradox ( it's not really a paradox ) is a simple experiment that I show to my middle school science students, and then ask them to try it for themselves. A simple version ca

  • 03:41 Speed trap- Student investigation // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Speed trap- Student investigation // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Students investigate the speeds of the cars on the road outside of our school. We set up a speed trap and found that the majority of cars and trucks are over the posted speed limit.

  • 04:40 toy car speed trap // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    toy car speed trap // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    As a special request I posted this simple and quick student assignment on calculating speed. It is a short assignment that requires students to manipulate distance and time measurements for conversions of speed. Students may choose or be assigned a few ca

  • 09:09 Opening Snack Containers with Hydrogen //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Opening Snack Containers with Hydrogen // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The reaction between Hydrogen and Oxygen to get water is featured in a number of exothermic demonstrations, from shooting soda bottles down the hallway to opening a variety of snack containers. Note of caution, for safety purposes I am using small contain

  • 06:16 Rainbow density column  -- saltwater // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Rainbow density column -- saltwater // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Large and small containers are used to make several examples of 6 layer density column of using salt, water and food coloring. What's nice about using saltwater instead of sugar water is the columns can be left to sit for several weeks and will not spoil

  • 06:03 Student Horsepower Lab Activity  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Student Horsepower Lab Activity // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This student lab activity is on calculating human horsepower by using data from walking, jogging, and running up a staircase. Student calculations depended on three measurements. 1.The amount of applied force, in this case they were lifting their own body

  • 05:16 Corner cube mirrors & Retroreflectors // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Corner cube mirrors & Retroreflectors // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Corner cube mirrors, bicycle reflectors, traffic signs, human or animal eyes are all examples of retroreflectors various types and share the unique property of returning light back towards the original light source. There is even one on the moon placed th

  • 04:48 Newton's 3rd law examples//Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Newton's 3rd law examples//Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Newton's third law explains that for every force applied there is a second force that is equal in magnitude applied in the opposite direction Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments that I have us

  • 07:37 Big High Low track //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Big High Low track // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    After building several smaller tracks using shelf bracket materials, I had the opportunity to build a much larger high low track for an upcoming episode of DIY SCI which was to be filmed at my garage. Steve Spangler brought his television crew in for a co

  • 03:28 Potential Kinetic Energy Investigation /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Potential Kinetic Energy Investigation /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is simple student activity to investigate the change of potential energy into kinetic energy. After a ball rolls down a ramp it gets caught by a simple catch cup and pushes for distance, eventually losing it's energy due to friction. The more energy

  • 09:15 Fan Cart - Blowing into your own Sail // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Fan Cart - Blowing into your own Sail // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here is a reexamination of the fan cart and the popular demonstration of what would happen if you try to blow into your own sail. The misapplication of Newton's 3rd law as used in a children’s storybook and why it is wrong are shown along with some other

  • 07:05 Harmonic motion inquiry activities ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Harmonic motion inquiry activities ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Harmonic motion can be a fun and easy inquiry activity for all ages. Here are some ideas to investigate about simple pendulums, bar pendulums, spring pendulums and double pendulums. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions,

  • 08:32 Student Musical Instrument Projects //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Student Musical Instrument Projects // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Updated collection of musical instruments made by mIddle school physical science students as part of our study in sound, waves and energy. In this case, students are asked to make and present a musical instrument that can play 8 notes, it may be one octav

  • 05:45 falling cones activity- aerodynamics /// Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

    falling cones activity- aerodynamics /// Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

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    This inquiry activity investigates factors that make an object fall faster or slower and is an easy one for students to design, set up, and test. It does not require any special equipment and is a good way to use up and recycle used paper. If stopwatches

  • 04:47 Angle of repose…Physics of toys  //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Angle of repose…Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The angle of repose or critical angle of repose is how steep various types of materials can be piled without slumping. The steepness of the side of a pile is determined by the amount of friction between the particles of matter. This can vary according to

  • 04:00 Popular Toy Physics - Looping Pendulum /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics - Looping Pendulum /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is a simple demonstration that can be used to impress your friends using a variety of materials. It also can make a nice investigation for a science fair project or a classroom demonstration. Students can test variables and determine the conditions f

  • 01:29 balloon in a bottle -air pressure // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    balloon in a bottle -air pressure // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here is a simple demonstration that can be used to get students thinking about air pressure, the behavior of gases, and how a gas will always equalize itself out . After a few moments of thought most students should be able to figure out the "trick".

  • 06:29 Funhouse mirror- Physics of toys  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Funhouse mirror- Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    An acrylic mirror can be a source of amusement and offer some insight into the behavior of reflections off of mirrored surfaces with this demonstration piece. The 4 foot by 1.5 foot plastic mirror can easily bend into a concave, convex or a combination of

  • 03:53 Soda Straw Flutes and Trombones /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Soda Straw Flutes and Trombones /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    How to make a simple noisemaker out of a drinking straw. The pitch can be varied by changing it's length, either by cutting it shorter, adding finger holes, or adding a second straw that slides in and out like a slide whistle

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  • 04:13 World's Smallest Smoke Rings /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    World's Smallest Smoke Rings /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    How small can smoke rings get? In this video we'll take a look. Whether large or small, the movement of vortex rings can be a fascinating when made visible. For a better view of the ring structure, I would like to suggest to anyone studying smoke rings, t

  • 03:09 Thermal Conductivity Investigation Board // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Thermal Conductivity Investigation Board // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Three surfaces appear to be at different temperatures when felt with the hand. When tested with thermometers, they are found to all be at room temperature. the differences between the surface are due to their varying ability to conduction heat or insulate

  • 12:11 Fun with Self-Sealing Balloons and Bottles // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Fun with Self-Sealing Balloons and Bottles // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Sticking pencils and food skewers through plastic bags and balloons has been a common and popular activity for students of all ages over the years. It is a nice lead in to talk about polymers. Once this is done with bags they are pretty much done for but

  • 02:38 Sublimation of Iodine - solid to gas // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sublimation of Iodine - solid to gas // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Sublimation is a direct change from the solid state into the gas state while skipping over the change into the liquid state. A common example is dry ice changing into carbon dioxide vapor, or the process of freeze drying the water out of foods. In this vi

  • 05:34 Trammel of Archimedes - Do Nothing Machine part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Trammel of Archimedes - Do Nothing Machine part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Do nothing machine, B.S. grinder, Trammel of Archimedes, they've gone by all sorts of names, when used for drawing it's an ellipsograph. I show it as a lever that switches back and forth from a first class lever to a 2nd class lever. In doing so it is abl

  • 06:12 Tennis ball + Basketball momentum // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Tennis ball + Basketball momentum // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A very simple demonstration involving a tennis ball placed on top of a basketball and then dropped from a height. The result is a tennis ball that shoots up to 9 time the original height. Fun and easy to replicate and is a simple demonstration of the tran

  • 11:38 Water Demonstrations  Part One --. Siphons // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Water Demonstrations Part One --. Siphons // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This set of three videos will take a look at some interesting demonstrations of hydraulics. The use of siphons is a very simple way of using gravity to help move water from one location to another .Several variations of siphons are shown and can easily be

  • 08:27 Breaking Boards Paradox II //. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Breaking Boards Paradox II //. Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    First all it's not really a paradox, that's just the name, but here's a revisit to the popular breaking board demonstration on air pressure. The common explanation has touted that sheet of newspaper is applying 8,000 to 15,000 pounds of force toehold a bo

  • 06:48 Balancing Soda Bottle Collection // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Balancing Soda Bottle Collection // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Some new versions of the traditional balancing soda bottles or wine bottles with the slanted board. How does the bottle manage to defy gravity and remain precariously balanced by just it's neck. The answer is to support under it's center of gravity.

  • 12:42 Tennis Ball Cannon Update // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Tennis Ball Cannon Update // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The previous video on the tennis ball cannon showed how it might demonstrate Newton's third law along with some measurements of the ball's muzzle velocity. Interestingly eno While the measured velocities showed a wide margin from one trial to the next we

  • 05:24 Balancing Nail or Pencil  Challenge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Balancing Nail or Pencil Challenge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The nail balance challenge has been around for years, I remember seeing it when I was in high school, but here is a new twist to it. The challenge is a simple demonstration of balancing a dozen nails by arranging them in a sequence that holds them togethe

  • 03:13 Classroom Door Intruder Lock // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Classroom Door Intruder Lock // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Note: This device is intended for use during an active intruder emergency only, it is not placed on the door at any other time. It is NOT intended for use as a normal door lock. The idea is to do anything we can to slow down an intruder from getting into

  • 11:01 Static Electricity- Triboelectric series // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Static Electricity- Triboelectric series // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Some simple demonstrations of materials and demonstrations of static electricity using materials listed on the triboelectric series

  • 03:52 Toy Physics--Ramp Walker  ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics--Ramp Walker ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Ramp walkers are cool toys that "walk" down ramps or in some case are pulled along a flat table by a weight on a string hanging over the edge of a table. Ramp walkers can have 1,2, or 4 moving legs and in some cases have additional moving parts. These two

  • 05:36 Spinning bottles--Simple centrifuge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Spinning bottles--Simple centrifuge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The classic spinning bottle demonstration is performed with two bottle filled with liquid and a bobber floating in the middle, what is the result inside the bottles as the device is spun? Also shown is a temporary separation of oil and water as they demon

  • 04:12 World's simplest motor kits/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    World's simplest motor kits/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is a review of a simple motor kit called the "World's Simplest Motor" and a few possible suggestions for experimenting with different shaped coils.. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments th

  • 01:25 mystery box #2 - a balancing act  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    mystery box #2 - a balancing act // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is the second in a series of mystery boxes designed to challenge students to solve how it works. This one is rather simple with the potential to share a bad pun in it's explanation.

  • 03:09 Newton's stick---- inertia apple///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Newton's stick---- inertia apple/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Newton's stick is a simple way to demonstrate both parts of Newton's first law. Inertia is the resistance to change in the motion of an object. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments that I have

  • 03:35 Seeing AC versus DC light/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Seeing AC versus DC light/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Visual results of light bulbs lit by a direct current versus light bulbs lit by an alternating current. A direct current gives a continuous light while a bulb lit with an alternating current is actually flashing on and off 120 times per second, not 60 sec

  • 09:52 Sand pendulums - Lissajous patterns // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sand pendulums - Lissajous patterns // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Sand pendulums are an easy and beautiful method for students of all ages to learn a bit about the harmonic motion. These devices are easy to build and can be adjusted to give a variety of patterns. A pendulum that begins with two point of support can alte

  • 04:46 Physics of toys- Cup Flyers // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys- Cup Flyers // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Plastic, foam or paper cups can easily be made into indoor flying objects that demonstrate the force that causes curveballs, golf balls and many other examples to curve due to the Magnus effect. A variety of sizes and variables can can this simple experim

  • 02:07 Do nothing machine,  Trammel of Archimedes - part 1 /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Do nothing machine, Trammel of Archimedes - part 1 /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Do nothing machine, at least that's what my dad used to call them. It is actually a Trammel of Archimedes or an ellipsograph. It is a lever that switches back and forth from a first class lever to a 2nd class lever. In doing so it is able to trace out ell

  • 08:14 Colorful Sand Pendulum Patterns  //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Colorful Sand Pendulum Patterns // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The sand pendulum that traces out patterns has always been a popular device in my classroom. After building and trying the basic piece, here are some additional variations that have been suggested for its use. The use of colorful sand can turn the pattern

  • 09:20 Flettner Rotor Sail Cart // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Flettner Rotor Sail Cart // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The Flettner rotor is a large spinning cylinder that was originally developed to harness wind energy for moving large transport ships. It was introduced during the 1920's and uses the Magnus Effect to capture the wind instead of a more traditional sail fo

  • 03:40 Simple and Compound machine classroom investigation // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Simple and Compound machine classroom investigation // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A collection of hand tools and toys can be a valuable learning experience for students as they examine them to see how the simple machine parts can be combined to function together as a compound machine.

  • 02:56 Convex water lens…. Discrepant event //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Convex water lens…. Discrepant event // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here's an old trick that's been around for many years. It can be a nice introduction to the behavior of light and the refraction in a lens. Kids seem to have fun with making their own pictures to try behind the lens and see what happens.

  • 07:11 Physics marble track review  part one  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics marble track review part one // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    For more information and explanations on any of the tracks demonstrated in this video, see the following posting. High road low road race part 2 https://youtu.be/DCMQRPQS9T4 High road low road track race part one https://youtu.be/_GJujClGYJQ Random answer

  • 03:57 LASER Lissajous patterns..geometric designs /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    LASER Lissajous patterns..geometric designs /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This homemade laser light show device produces different geometric designs that change as adjustments are made to it. The laser beam bounces from one spinning mirror to a second one and will change the pattern as the mirror speed varies from one to the ot

  • 04:56 Speed of sound activity - Measure the echo - Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Speed of sound activity - Measure the echo - Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The speed of sound can be measured with reasonable results by measuring the time of an echo. A couple blocks of wood for clapping together, a stopwatch, and a calculator are the equipment was used for the middle school classroom activity.

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  • 07:53 Newton's 3rd law contest entry // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Newton's 3rd law contest entry // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The following is the video that my students and I put together and submitted to the xploration station DIY SCI contest on Newton's third law. Our entry is a collection of examples that can be used to demonstrate action-reaction forces. The contest is for

  • 04:04 Sticks through a paper bag filled with water // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sticks through a paper bag filled with water // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    There is a very popular trick of sticking pencils though a plastic bag filled with water. The bags are made of plastic known as a polymer or very long chains of molecules the can be stretched around the pencil to form a tight seal. Paper is also a polymer

  • 04:06 Toys and machines dissected for classroom display ///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toys and machines dissected for classroom display /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Students get a better understanding when they can see how toys and machines parts function in it's operation. Here are a few examples of machines that I have taken apart and displayed for students to examine in my science classroom.

  • 06:05 Wilburforce & Double Pendulums Demonstrate Resonance // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Wilburforce & Double Pendulums Demonstrate Resonance // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    In our studies of Harmonic motion, my students always enjoy spending some time building some simple Wilburforce and double pendulums. They all depend on the concept of resonance and help to get the point across very easily. It makes it easier for understa

  • 03:51 A Light  Bulb Mystery- Electric Resistance // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    A Light Bulb Mystery- Electric Resistance // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A 110 volt light bulb and a 1.5 volt mini light bulb are wired in series to a nine volt battery. What will happen when the electricity flows? This is a nice simple demonstration of how temperature can affect the resistance in a conductor. The result is ca

  • 13:09 Bending streams of water with a static charge // Homemade Science  with Bruce Yeany

    Bending streams of water with a static charge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Why does a stream of water bend when a static charge is brought near it? This experiment and variations of it are explored as several theories are introduced and a variety of tests are offered to for further investigation. For many years I have offered th

  • 04:46 Physics of toys-wooden air engine // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys-wooden air engine // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The basic concept of a reciprocating engine goes back about 300 years when first developed into a crude stream engine. the same basic principles are used in today's modern engine where expanding gas is used to drive a piston and a crank is used to convert

  • 05:03 Electrostatic floating Rings -toy physics = Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Electrostatic floating Rings -toy physics = Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Foam or plastic rings cut from a grocery bag can be made to float above a Plastic pipe or balloon by means of static electricity repulsion. Simple materials can be used to make this fun toy that teaches a little about electrical charges. There are several

  • 02:16 Dancing Oobleck streams  with a static charge //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Dancing Oobleck streams with a static charge // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    While making a video on bending water with a static charge, I discovered how much more fun it is to bend thicker viscus materials. I tried several such as honey, dish soap, chocolate syrup, school glue, paint and a few others but Oobleck was my favorite.

  • 03:19 Concave mirror  real image demonstration /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Concave mirror real image demonstration /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This video features a device that uses a concave mirror to project the image of a small light bulb into an empty light socket. While it is possible to hide the source of the projected light from the viewers, I have found it better to allow students to eas

  • 04:11 Mystery box revealed- Wheel and axle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Mystery box revealed- Wheel and axle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    In a previous video, I showed an example of a mystery box that I use in my classroom to challenge student to solve it's principle of operation. Here is a look at the inside and a brief view of how it works. This posting will be made unlisted in one month.

  • 04:24 Index of Refraction - disappearing glassware demonstration  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Index of Refraction - disappearing glassware demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The classic demonstration of making Pyrex glass (test tubes, stirring rods, beakers, tubing) disappear by submerging it into a variety of liquids, in this case cooking oil. This demonstration works best when the liquid is lit from the same direction as it

  • 03:58 Physics of toys- Reciprocating air engine // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys- Reciprocating air engine // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This wooden air engine is powered by hand using a large hand pump.The basic concept of a reciprocating movement changed into rotary motion or rotary motion into reciprocating motion can be traced back to the Roman empire or perhaps even earlier. The same

  • 04:05 Physics of Toys--Film canister cannon // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of Toys--Film canister cannon // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A small cannon that fires a plastic film canister is one way to start a lesson off with a bang, well not really a bang, more like a pop. It shoots a film canister about 25 feet and is powered by just two drops of alcohol. The basic idea can be shown very

  • 03:03 Hang a mobile from the ceiling, learn about levers/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Hang a mobile from the ceiling, learn about levers/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Mobiles hanging from the ceiling can be an interesting addition to add to a room, especially when they are located near heating or cooling ducts or open windows to give them a bit of movement. They are easy to built and can be a good way to learn a bit ab

  • 03:45 Teaching metric measurements suggestion --- length. // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Teaching metric measurements suggestion --- length. // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Actively learning physical science requires that students be able to collect data for analysis, being able to measure correctly is an important step in that process. Since the international system of measurements (metric system) is almost universally the

  • 06:48 Physics of toys - Simple air engines  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys - Simple air engines // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Sometimes referred to as a blow-suck engine, here is the most basic piece that is an easy build and popular with students. It can be varied according building skills and available materials. The same basic principles that drive this motor are used in toda

  • 06:21 Breaking Board Paradox--air pressure // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Breaking Board Paradox--air pressure // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The first time I saw the “Breaking board paradox” demonstration was on a short film clip on air pressure starring Julius Sumner Miller way back in the late 1960’s. It has never been a very popular demonstration but I’ve always found it amazing. The few pe

  • 05:39 Feel the moment of inertia-Physics of toys  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Feel the moment of inertia-Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Why do some objects roll down a table faster than others? It depends on several factors but when everything else is the same, it comes down to where is the mass positioned in relation to it's center of rotation. Here's a way to get a "feel" for what is ta

  • 02:57 Popular Buoyancy of Sand demonstration-- Archimedes principle ///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Buoyancy of Sand demonstration-- Archimedes principle /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    When sand particles are put into motion, heavy and light objects will sink or float in the sand and behave just like in a fluid. The moving sand can be used to demonstrate the concept of buoyant forces. However, due to the size and friction of the sand pa

  • 06:59 Calculating Toy Motor Horsepower  Activity  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Calculating Toy Motor Horsepower Activity // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Calculating the Tumble Buggy horsepower. These cars are very popular in the physical science classroom, they are cheap, sold by several outlets and hold up fairly well with a bit of care. As part of our study of energy and power studies, I had my middle s

  • 09:21 Water Demonstrations part two--Hero's Fountain // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Water Demonstrations part two--Hero's Fountain // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Hero's fountain is a device that lifts water to a higher height that it's origin in order to move to a lower position. This simple device was invented almost 2000 years ago and has several variations in making it but they all operate using the same concep

  • 04:14 Bicycle tuning  fork - physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Bicycle tuning fork - physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The front fork off of a bicycle makes a nice addition to a tuning fork set. The frequency of this one is very low, about 54 Hz (vibrations per second). The sound of fork is very deep and the camera does not do a good job of picking it up but otherwise, it

  • 06:23 Water demonstrations part three--Fountain in a bottle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Water demonstrations part three--Fountain in a bottle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A simple fountain can be made inside two soda bottles that spurts and bubbles every time you turn it over. This can be made using a commercially made device called a fountain connection or it can be made using two soda bottle caps, some tape and a couple

  • 04:20 Breaking Pole Paradox- center of mass // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Breaking Pole Paradox- center of mass // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A long thin wooden pole is supported at either end atop two water glasses. A swift impulsive blow breaks the pole at it's center without managing to knock over the cups and spill a single drop. How is it possible? I am breaking it against the inertia of t

  • 10:35 Static Electricity Demonstrations Part one Induction // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Static Electricity Demonstrations Part one Induction // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Part One: Several examples of static electricity are shown in this first part with a concentration on explaining the basis of inducing a static change on insulators verses conductors. Note on the falling powder demonstration: This was something that I dis

  • 06:51 Reciprocating Air Engines-- Easy build // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Reciprocating Air Engines-- Easy build // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Reciprocating air engines have been around for a long time, here is the most basic piece that is an easy build and popular with students. It can be varied according building skills and available materials. It's operation is as simple as inhaling and exhal

  • 05:55 Chladni plates & mechanical driver- cheap! //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Chladni plates & mechanical driver- cheap! // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The use of Chladni plates can make a wonderful demonstration but can be rather expensive for equipment that may have limited use in the average classroom. This video shows how I set up the experiment using a free online tone generator on my computer, a di

  • 12:10 Static Electricity part two Conduction-Induction // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Static Electricity part two Conduction-Induction // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Part two: Static electricity charging by induction and conduction are compared through a variety of demonstrations. This is a part of a series of experiments that can be used in a classroom setting students of all ages.

  • 06:07 Popular Soda Bottle Rocket Car-Physics of Toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Soda Bottle Rocket Car-Physics of Toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The soda bottle rocket car is powered by compressed air and is an excellent example for demonstrating action-reaction for Newton’s 3rd law of motion. The water inside the bottle also demonstrates Newton's first law. It has inertia and collects at the back

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  • 04:00 Motion in 2 directions lab activity, parabolic curves /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Motion in 2 directions lab activity, parabolic curves /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Simple lab activity that records the motion of a ball as it rolls across and down a slanted table. The paint trails left behind by the rolling balls are parabolic curves. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, a

  • 06:34 Sand Pendulums replaced Iron Filings or Paint // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sand Pendulums replaced Iron Filings or Paint // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The sand pendulum that traces out patterns has always been a popular device in my classroom. After building and trying the basic piece, here are some additional variations that have been suggested for its use. Using a magnetic sheet and having the pendulu

  • 06:13 Single and compound pulleys review - lifting our principal // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Single and compound pulleys review - lifting our principal // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Students have a better understanding when they actually try various pulley systems for themselves, especially when they get to try and lift each other. The biggest challenge is to see how many students it takes to lift our school principal using a single

  • 07:05 Physics of toys- Cartesian diver ideas-part 1  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys- Cartesian diver ideas-part 1 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Part one. Cartesian Diver are a fun and simple experiment that is easy to do for any age. The basic experiment starts with using a soda bottle and divers made out of droppers, straws or other materials. This video take a look of suggestions to make the de

  • 08:42 Physics of toys-Big Cartesian divers-part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys-Big Cartesian divers-part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Part 2. Cartesian divers can be a fun and easy science experiment, in this video let's go beyond the soda bottle divers and take a look at how to use large bottles and various toys to larger larger divers. Music: Uplifting Inspirational Background Music b

  • 03:26 Popular Static Electricity box -  dancing foam balls = Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Static Electricity box - dancing foam balls = Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Rubbing a sheet of clear plastic with a hand or forearm, a towel, or piece of fur will give it a static electric charge that will cause styrofoam pith ball to bounce and race around it's surface. The balls will continue to move until the charges on the pl

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  • 12:15 Crushing cans from weight of one cup of water....Magdeburg Hemispheres without a pump..Bruce Yeany

    Crushing cans from weight of one cup of water....Magdeburg Hemispheres without a pump..Bruce Yeany

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    Hydrostatics is the study of changing water pressure and it's relationship to water depth or column of water height in a pipe or tube In this video I'll demonstrate how water in a long thin tube can reduce pressure inside various soda bottles and can enou

  • 02:58 Wooden levers challenge,  Wood balancing puzzle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Wooden levers challenge, Wood balancing puzzle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    In our study of simple machines, we take a look at types of levers and situations where the torques applied to them are equal allowing objects to be balanced. Here is a simple set of blocks that can be used to challenge student's understanding and their m

  • 03:24 Diving bear--Cartesian diver and submarine-like behavior   /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Diving bear--Cartesian diver and submarine-like behavior /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The diving bear is a simple and fun experiment that is easy to build and use. It's behavior is similar to a cartesian diver and the sinking or floating of a submarine. It can help demonstrate concepts such as buoyancy (Archimede's principle), Pascal's pri

  • 03:58 Air pressure demonstration - Prairie dog balloons // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Air pressure demonstration - Prairie dog balloons // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    How do you get a balloon to blow up inside a glass flask? This demonstration uses the change of water into steam to expand and then reduce the volume of a rubber balloon. As the balloon gets smaller, atmospheric pressure forces the prairie dogging balloon

  • 05:04 Magdeburg Hemispheres- amazing alternate method- no pump // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Magdeburg Hemispheres- amazing alternate method- no pump // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This Magdeburg Hemisphere is a popular demonstration of atmospheric pressure that usually requires a vacuum pump to remove the air from inside the sphere. A more impressive method that is simpler and less expensive can be to use a long plastic tube and a

  • 13:18 Fan Cart - Blowing into your own Sail (updated)- part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Fan Cart - Blowing into your own Sail (updated)- part 2 // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here is another look at the popular demonstration of the fan cart and what happens if you try to blow into your own sail. A great demonstration for Newton's 3rd law and balanced forces. I run a series of tests that show it is possible to move forward if b

  • 07:59 Van Der Graaf generator shows off it's tricks /// Homemade  Science with Bruce Yeany

    Van Der Graaf generator shows off it's tricks /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is a simple Van Der Graaf generator and several examples of demonstrations that are easy to build. It can do all the tricks that a larger generator can do, just on a smaller scale. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestio

  • 08:33 Tennis Ball Cannon-Newton's 3rd law // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Tennis Ball Cannon-Newton's 3rd law // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This tennis ball cannon is mounted on a wheeled cart that allows it to move backwards as a tennis ball is fired out the barrel. The speed of the ball can vary greatly from one try to the next. The muzzle velocity of the ball can be as high as 43 meters pe

  • 07:04 Slow Moving Waves in Rope - Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Slow Moving Waves in Rope - Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The speed of waves through a stationary rope can vary due to the tension and the density of the material. What happens when the rope itself is put into motion and then a wave disturbance is added. This idea is the start of our investigation using a few di

  • 05:17 Soda Bottle Air Car- Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Soda Bottle Air Car- Physics of toys // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The soda bottle car is driven by compressed air and is an excellent example for demonstrating Newton’s 3rd law of motion. The soda bottle is pumped up to about 60 PSI with air using a portable air pump. The bottles are able to withstand higher pressures b

  • 07:37 Sand, light pendulums-Lissajous patterns-part two // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sand, light pendulums-Lissajous patterns-part two // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Capturing the movement of pendulums using light and a camera can be an easy and beautiful method for students and adults to learn a bit about the harmonic motion. The movement of the light is captured by having the pendulum swing in a room that is complet

  • 04:34 Motion in two directions (parabolic curve ) hanging display///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Motion in two directions (parabolic curve ) hanging display/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This model hangs from the ceiling to help students understand the path formed by a thrown object or similar projectile. The parabolic curve formed by a thrown objet is the result of constant forward motion and an accelerating downward motion. Homemade sci

  • 05:18 Rubber band powered cars, mousetrap car alternative/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Rubber band powered cars, mousetrap car alternative/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments that I have used in teaching physical science for the Annville-Cleona school district in central Pennsylvania. I am currently in my 38th year of teaching. M

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  • 11:02 Sound Visualizer & Chladni Patterns  Formed on a Plastic Bucket // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Sound Visualizer & Chladni Patterns Formed on a Plastic Bucket // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The Sound Visualizer and the Chladni Bucket are used to show how vibrations from sound waves are able to create some very beautiful patterns using a few simple pieces of equipment. As compression waves from sound hit a surface it may cause standing waves

  • 03:06 Toy Physics -- Leaning Tower of Pizza boxes puzzle  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics -- Leaning Tower of Pizza boxes puzzle // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This is a puzzle of little pizza boxes that need to be stacked in such a way so that they don't fall over. The stack has the first six blocks locked together with the bottom block being cut on angle, causing the set of blocks to lean. The base of this puz

  • 04:56 Dynamic carts and crashing blocks for Newton's laws of motion///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Dynamic carts and crashing blocks for Newton's laws of motion///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Three variations of a classic demonstration graphically show how Newton's 2nd and 3rd law are applied giving students a better understanding of the concepts. Homemade science is a collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiment

  • 10:55 Supercharging the Fun Fly Stick - Van Der Graaf Generator // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Supercharging the Fun Fly Stick - Van Der Graaf Generator // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Adding a metal soda can dome to the top of a Fun Fly Stick will considerably increase it's voltage allowing for some additional demonstrations that can be done with it, sort of supercharging it. The voltage is high enough to produce small sparks up to aro

  • 06:29 Toy physics - Pop guns-- cork, potato, or foam poppers  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy physics - Pop guns-- cork, potato, or foam poppers // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Fun and easy instructions for several variations of pop guns,potato poppers, and pop gun repeaters are shown in this video. The science behind the toy is an application of the basic concept of Boyle's law. The relationship shows that as the volume of a ga

  • 04:48 Homemade speaker made with a toy motor /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade speaker made with a toy motor /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    This homemade speaker uses a toy motor instead of a coil of wire and a magnet.The amplifier wires are simply attached to a toy motor to make it vibrate. Use it to make a conductor speaker that only you can hear or attach it to a paper plate to make a simp

  • 01:58 Centrifugal force toy-- toy physics ////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Centrifugal force toy-- toy physics ////Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    There are many wonderful centrifugal force toys and demonstrations available for students to investigate. However, centrifugal forces are not real and can sometimes be misleading to students unless demonstrations are followed up with a good explanation of

  • 07:59 Homemade bimetallic strips - Thermostat demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade bimetallic strips - Thermostat demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Bimetallic strips bend due to the uneven expansion of two bonded metals. In this video, we are taking a look at making what I call bimaterial strips. Aluminum glued to paper will behave the same way as bimetallic strips and can be used to making a light b

  • 02:58 Toy Physics--Rollback Toy Challenge--Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics--Rollback Toy Challenge--Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The rollback toy idea is put to the test to see how far we can get it to travel when powered by just three rubber bands. It is a great example of changing potential mechanical energy into kinetic motion energy. Fine tuning and given a long and wide enough

  • 03:45 Spin art, simple homemade device /////Homemade Science with Bruce yeany

    Spin art, simple homemade device /////Homemade Science with Bruce yeany

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    This simple device has seen a lot of use and is very popular with students. We use it as an example when exploring the concept of centrifugal force. There are several good demonstrations showing this concept, however,this centrifugal force can be misleadi

  • 05:20 Homemade light bulb made in various containers/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade light bulb made in various containers/// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Making a homemade light bulb can be made more interesting by building it in a variety of containers. Rubber gloves, jars, paper bags, plastic cups, balloons, plastic bags. I will share some other ideas about building lightbulbs in a later video Homemade s

  • 04:48 Toy Physics---  tumbling toy -part 2  /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics--- tumbling toy -part 2 /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here are several versions of tumbling toys that are fun to play with and are easy to build. Some versions can show the movement of the balls inside and slow motion video clips allow the observer to see subtle movements that are missed when viewed at norma

  • 07:03 Freezing pipes & soda can science demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Freezing pipes & soda can science demonstration // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The physical change of water to ice can exert a tremendous amount of force during the freezing process, somewhere in the range of 30,000 pounds per square inch. That's 15 tons, wonder water pipe don't stand a chance when they freeze. A few metal pipes,fit

  • 08:08 Paper saw blades, PART TWO--what can paper cut? // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Paper saw blades, PART TWO--what can paper cut? // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Saw blades made out of paper. What will they cut? What can we use them for? In this video, I cut some circles out of magazine paper an test them as paper saw blades to see how well they can hold up and cut some common household materials. Will they serve

  • 03:57 Toy Physics---  tumbling toy -part 1 /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy Physics--- tumbling toy -part 1 /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here are several versions of a tumbling toy that clearly show the motion of these toys as they rotate down a set of rails. A clear view of the inside and slow motion video clips allow the observer to see subtle movements that are missed when viewed at nor

  • 02:54 Toy physics--- lever toy ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Toy physics--- lever toy ///Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Lever Larry toys are fun to play with and are examples of first class levers. A squeeze of the handle causes an acrobat to swing around as the string supporting him twists and untwists. Slow motion clips are shot 7 times slower The chaotic pendulum is use

  • 03:35 Identical track race science /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Identical track race science /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Two identical tracks have several marked release points, what position on the curved path will get a ball to the bottom of the track the quickest. The movement on the tracks can be compared to the movement of pendulums and to the movement of balls down a

  • 08:06 Homemade Balancing Toys Part One // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade Balancing Toys Part One // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here are a few example of balancing toys that are made with simple materials. Making these types of toys have been especially popular with younger students. Using the same process, people can produce several homemade variations of commercially produced to

  • 10:25 Homemade Balancing Toys Part Two  // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade Balancing Toys Part Two // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Here are a few more example of balancing toys that are made with simple materials. Making these types of toys have been especially popular with students. Toys can be a great lead in to the study of center of mass, center of gravity, levers, torque. Also m

  • 03:13 Whisper tube science demonstration  ///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Whisper tube science demonstration /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The whisper tube is a 35 foot long vacuum hose that is able to carry whispers for the length of the tube with very little loss of energy. Even though the person speaking is 35 feet away, to the person listening, it sounds just as loud as if the person wer

  • 05:22 Homemade musical instrument assignment ///  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade musical instrument assignment /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    As part of my physical science class, students are assigned several projects throughout the year. In this case, students are asked to make and present a musical instrument that can play one octave of notes. Students may choose between percussion, woodwind

  • 01:02 Homemade Street Luges - first run -  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Homemade Street Luges - first run - Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    SInce we are both physical science teachers, my son and I are always looking for fun examples of changing potential energy into kinetic energy, we thought we would give street luges a try. This was one of our first runs before we tried some steeper hills.

  • 05:01 Fountain  connection- Hero's fountain////Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

    Fountain connection- Hero's fountain////Homemade science with Bruce Yeany

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    The fountain connection is a simple version of Hero's fountain in a bottle, or actually it's two bottles concocted together using a device called the Fountain Connection. Turn the device over and it produces a bubbling fountain every time. Homemade scienc

  • 05:39 Physics of toys -string racer/ string rocket //  Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Physics of toys -string racer/ string rocket // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    The String Racers are rubber band powered toys that are fairly easy to build either at home or in the classroom. Materials are easy to work with and readily available, we have even been successful making our own propellors. I've had students design and bu

  • 03:13 Colored Light Shadow-Additive light mixture // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Colored Light Shadow-Additive light mixture // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    Fun demonstration to show show the additive mixture of light. Three primary colored lights are aimed at the same spot will appear as white light, but when an object blocks one or more of the lights different colored shadows appear behind the object. The a

  • 03:43 Solar motor--Free energy motor-- not electrical /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

    Solar motor--Free energy motor-- not electrical /// Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    These devices are sometimes referred to as solar motors or thermal motors, or even thermal retraction motors. Sunlight hitting the strips is converted into thermal energy (heat) which then causes the rotor to turn without any electrical or other mechanica

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