Science Videos On scifun.org
 

Below is a collection of various science-related videos which have been produced in part
by the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

 

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