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Science and Fireworks, NBC15 News
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A July 4, 2014 news segment interviewing Prof. Shakhashiri on the occasion of the annual Science is Fun Independence Day show on the Memorial Union Terrace.

 

Blue Sky Science: How do the sun and rain make rainbows?



Forward Motion - Weird Science
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A video produced for and aired on the Big Ten Network, featuring Prof. Shakhashiri and Prof. Clint Sprott from the UW Physics Department.
 

 

Why Is Carbon Monoxide So Deadly? Get to Know a Molecule




Science is Fun Summer Extravaganza
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A June 25, 2012 chemistry demonstration show, recorded by Wisconsin Public Television
 

 

How Does Moisturizer Work?




Money to Burn
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An MIT-produced demonstration video featuring Prof. Shakhashiri. Part of their "Chemistry Behind the Magic" series.
 

 

How Does Salt Melt Ice?




Colorful Indicators
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An MIT-produced demonstration video featuring Prof. Shakhashiri. Part of their "Chemistry Behind the Magic" series.
 

 

What is the ACS?




WisconsinEye
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A video of Prof. Shakhashiri speaking with John Powell about his career in chemistry.
 

 

The Periodic Table Table Featuring Theo Gray

 



Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning -
A video of Prof. Shakhashiri speaking at MIT. Part of the Chemistry Behind the Magic series (MIT OpenCourseWare)
 

 

The Briggs-Rauscher Reaction

 



National Science Olympiad
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A video of the NSO 2011 Opening Ceremony, held in Madison, WI and featuring Prof. Shakhashiri.
 

 

Demystifying Magic Tricks

 



Vimeo
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Spellbound: How Kids Become Scientists, Episode 3, featuring Prof. Shakhashiri
 

 

The Chemistry of Sourdough

 



WKOW27
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A news clip of Prof. Shakhashiri discussing the Wisconsin Science Festival on Wake Up Wisconsin.
 

 

The Chemistry of Fireworks

 



YouTube
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A YouTube video of Professor Shakhashiri from the 2010 Christmas Lecture demonstrating a battery-operated chemical reaction, with a little help from Santa.

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The Chemistry of Barbeque

 



YouTube
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A YouTube video of Professor Shakhashiri from the 2010 Christmas Lecture demonstrating the index of refraction.


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Plastics Go Green

 


Christmas Lecture Videos - DVDs and Videos of Professor Shakhashiri's Christmas Lecture are available for purchase from Educational Innovations. They have also included information about the experiments shown in each of the videos.
 

 

Taking Sharper Aim at Pesky
Stomach Ulcer Bacteria

 


Ideas Network Demonstration Videos - The ide@s network of Wisconsin has many chemical demonstration videos by Professor Shakhashiri, and has included materials for teachers to use in their classrooms.
 

 

Thanksgiving and Chemistry:
What's the Connection?


Oxygen DVD - This is the University of Wisconsin Madison Theater Departments production of the Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffman play, Oxygen. This DVD also includes materials for classroom teachers.

Read a Journal of Chemical Education review of the DVD

Thanks to Dr. Lydia Galagovsky and Dr. Rosario Soriano of the Argentine Chemical Society, this DVD has now been translated into Spanish!

   

Shakhashiri's 49 Chemical Demonstrations - A collection of 49 well-known demonstrations by Professor Shakhashiri. This DVD comes with an instructors guide as well as sample questions for students.  
   

Conversations in Science Videos - The Conversations in Science for Teachers videos are shown by MMSD-TV. They are also available for purchase here.
   


YouTube
- A YouTube video of Professor Shakhashiri from one of his Christmas Lectures demonstrating electrochemistry, and acid/base chemistry.

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The Periodic Table of Videos - A site containing videos about each of the elements on the Periodic Table
   

 

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