According to the school district, Beverly Hills was selected as a pilot of the new traveling show by Science Bob for grade schools and middle schools across the country.
Science Bob has Principal Dave Hoffman in a hair-raising experience with electro magnetic airwaves popping pie tins off of his head. and there was an experiment with kids selected from the audience performing the explosive film canister trick.
"Science Bob" Pflugfleder is a middle-school science teacher based in the Boston, MA area and has established himself as a 21st Century "Bill Nye the Science Guy" through his live science experiment demonstrations seen on national television. He's been a recurring guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live with Kelly and Michael and the Dr. Oz show, performing entertaining and fun science demonstrations that thrill the host and viewing audiences.
Over the years Bob has focused on making science understandable and enjoyable for kids through his TV appearances, public presentations and workshops, instructional videos, in-class teaching and his website, www.sciencebob.com.
Bob will be in Los Angeles the week of October 14th as he will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, October 17th.
"Science Bob" not only explained to the kids the "how's" and "why's" of each experiment, but also encouraged his audience to become involved with science and technology in support of the national STEM education initiative.
All of Science Bob's experiments are safe, easy to do and have a great pay-off for the audience. Included in his presentation at El Rodeo School were:
- Static Electricity demonstration with a 500,000 volt Van De Graaf generator - http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/videos/video-static1.php
- Foam geysers using chemistry - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1eG2y2mn54&feature=c4-overview&list=UUUqbcRop12FjVcKjCgN46Gw and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N0m95PExHY
- Hydrogen powered potato chip rockets - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5NjeHnP9is
- Film Canister rockets - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0PzrJM_IO0&list=UUUqbcRop12FjVcKjCgN46Gw
- Giant liquid nitrogen cloud - http://dadt.com/live/video/video-archive.html?bcpid=60464434001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAABGr2I4~,jeitpkmmkDllA6rsquA7r-uYVc4llSJA&bclid=1842962140001&bctid=2680472824001