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ScienceXplosion - Series 6

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This title is a part of the series ScienceXplosion

Catalogue Number:  GAP779
Producer:  GAPC Productions
Subject:  Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  PreK - 2, 3 - 5
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2019
Running Time:  28:00

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Includes the following Eight segments:

Circle of Life (biodiversity) - Eric uses a hula-hoop to mark out an area in the grass. Now Eric can find, count and catalog all the creatures he finds in that space! Wow, there are so many! It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: Biodiversity ensures a variety of living things in any ecosystem – including in your own backyard!

A Tornado in a Bottle (formation of a tornado/forces) - Winds in a tornado are some of the fastest in the world and can reach over 300 km per hour! In this STEM episode Eric creates his own tornado in a bottle. It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: A tornado is caused when cold air in the upper atmosphere travels rapidly downward.

Eric Makes Wind (anemometer/wind speed) - Eric makes an anemometer to determine the speed of the wind. You can make one, too! It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: The large amount of energy in the wind can be measured with an anemometer.

Eric, The Map and the Compass (magnetic fields) - Eric is lost! In this STEM episode Eric creates a floating compass and discovers how it can help him understand his treasure map to find the treasure. It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: How a compass uses the earth’s magnetic field to point north and south.

Stars in a Jar (constellations) - The clear night sky is spectacular. In this STEM episode Eric makes a star projector for his room! You can, too! It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: Groups of stars are called constellations. Humans, using their imagination, have named the constellations after everyday objects that reflect what the grouping of stars look like.

Crazy Craters (meteors/craters) - Eric discovers what happens when meteors collide with the earth at many kilometres per second! It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: How craters are formed when meteors hit the ground.

Eric Makes Paper! (recycling/changes in matter) - Recycling is important! Eric discovers how to make new paper from old. It’s not magic, it’s science…it’s STEM! Educational Gist: Recycled paper is made from a pulp created by shredding old newspapers, notebooks and the like which are then mixed with water and dried out.

Fossil Finds (fossils) - Eric learns about fossils and dinosaurs that lived over 65 million years ago! It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: Understanding the link between dinosaurs and the animals of today, and how fossils are formed.

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