Here’s a short video with about the early life of Christopher Columbus. At the end there is a writing prompt for grades 3rd through 7th. The content is classroom appropriate. Continue reading
Here’s the first of Phlox Phlicker’s series on important astronomers. You’ll be surprised how one of Earth’s oldest sciences got started more as a religion and belief system. Watch this and you’ll find out how the planets got named, why a week has seven days and… well a lot of other cool stuff.
Here’s the ship that the UG3 team get around in. It’s about 2 1/2 long and about 2 feet tall. Here are construction pics. This is a rough beginning sketch. Main structure made from Styrofoam and upholstery foam. Here it is with the cloth covering. Side engines Almost there.… Continue reading
The Planet Earth is home to millions of weird creatures. One of these, the Three-Toed Sloth, is known for his unusual survival methods. In this Alien ArtyFact I’m going to show you how to draw this strange survivor while letting you in on the habits that keep him alive. Drawing… Continue reading
Here are some more animation stills from the film.They come from a segment on the Science of Rockets. Bleeph tells about a testing program he was part of for using a giant slingshot to escape a planet’s gravity. Continue reading