The Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop

May 12, 2015 by

If you’re a science teacher that values inquiry, harbors feelings of nostalgia for Mr. Wizard, or just likes to provide your students with...

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Do Snakes Poop?

Apr 1, 2015 by

Conversation around my dinner table isn’t always what most families would consider to be normal…or polite for that matter. My wife and I...

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Video Story Problem – Foucault’s Pendulum

Apr 18, 2014 by

I hesitated to share this video story problem that I created at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Although poking fun at myself, it...

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Video Story Problems Go Hollywood

Mar 6, 2014 by

There’s been a lot of traffic on Twitter and a few blogs (some of them quite prominent in the education world) about the Video Story Problem...

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Using Harlem Shake to Teach Physics

Feb 19, 2013 by

I’m not going to pretend that I remember enough about my high school physics to speak¬†intelligently¬†about the difference between ¬†centrifugal...

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