The Exploratorium Center for Learning and
Try This! With Paul's
by Paul Doherty
Every month we'll introduce you to one of the greatest science
teachers in the world.
We'll join them as they demonstrate their best science
We can follow their lead and "Try This" for each of their
Explorations of science.
You become a scientist by doing science.
Paul holds the balloon of his guest Dr. Yoji Takikawa.
1. Dr. Yoji Takikawa:
- Break Spaghetti on a Scale
- Deflect a flame with a magnet
- Throw a large Balloon
Program 2 Prof. Gorazd Planinsic
- Color addition with LED's
- Two liquid Cartesian Diver
Program 3 Dr. Cherilynn Morrow
- Song "Look Up"
- Kinestheetic Astronomy
Program 4 Dr. Klas Fresk Director of Tom Tits
- Holding water inside an inverted
Dr. Paul Doherty is a Senior Staff
Scientist at the Exploratorium and is himself the creator of hundreds
of scientific explorations. He is a co-author of the Exploratorium
Science Snackbook and of the million-selling Explorabook as well as
the Zap book and the Klutz Book of Magnetic Magic. Dr. Doherty
received his PhD in Soild State Physics from MIT in 1974 but he has
been doing science experiments since he was four years old when he
stuck a pair of scissors into a wall socket. After surviving this
potentially deadly experiment hehas become a firm believer in doing
science explorations safely.