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ScienceXplosion & Eric

ScienceXplosion with Eric

Resource Type

ScienceXplosion

Grades
Kindergarten 1 2 3 4 5
Jurisdiction
AB BC NS Outside Canada MB NB NL NT NU ON PE QC SK YT

Summary

The world of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) affects our lives every day. In fact, a ScienceXplosion happens every day, everywhere, both indoors and outdoors! Eric, the magician, scientist and animator, is guided by his faithful friend Vox to help us explore our world where science abounds!

Eric with hula hoop

ScienceXplosion - The Circle of Life

In this episode, Eric uses a hula-hoop to count and catalog all the creatures he finds in that space! Biodiversity represents the variety of living things in any ecosystem - including in your own backyard!
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ScienceXplosion - The Circle of Life

Eric experimenting friction with different objects

ScienceXplosion - Friction and Reality

Rub... rub... rub... Can you feel the heat? Yes? It's friction! In this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric learns how friction creates heat and can slow down moving objects. It's not magic, it's science!
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ScienceXplosion - Friction and Reality

Eric and his rocket

ScienceXplosion - The Era of the Air Pump

On this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric makes a bottle rocket.
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ScienceXplosion - The Era of the Air Pump

Eric makes art with a straw, thanks to the Bernoulli principle

ScienceXplosion - Painting at the Bernoulli

On this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric makes his own airbrush and learns more about the Bernoulli Principle. It's not magic, it's science!
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ScienceXplosion - Painting at the Bernoulli

Eric experimenting with his own “helicopter seed”!

ScienceXplosion - Spinning Seeds

On this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric discovers how his maple tree spreads its seeds. It's not magic, it's science!
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ScienceXplosion - Spinning Seeds

Eric testing an optical illusion

ScienceXplosion - Optical Illusion, My Eye

On this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric learns how our brain connects separate images together to create the illusion of movement. It's not magic, it's science!
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ScienceXplosion - Optical Illusion, My Eye

 

 

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