Iron Science Teacher
The Exploratorium, in San Fransisco, is the home of
over 600 interactive
exhibits in the areas of science, art, and human perception.
Doherty, Co-Director & Staff Physicist, joins the Geeks to talk about the
exhibits and the popular webcast program " Iron Science Teacher".
Sean – Segate and Western Digital – will offer notework drives.
The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception founded
in 1969 by physicist Frank Oppenheimer. The Exploratorium’s mission is to
create a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs, and
tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them.
Every year 525,000 people visit the Exploratorium to view over 650 original
interactive exhibits, displays, and artworks designed, prototyped, and built
The Exploratorium is a learning mecha. 10,000 teachers from 37 states annually
participate in Exploratorium-designed workshops.
It’s 2002-03 budget was $24,882,000. There are curently 418 employees and
an international team of 200 volunteers.
Our guest, "Paul
John – Apple “accidently” posted some results of their new G5 specifications.
Miles – Sent. Orin Hatch – stupid statements.
Sean – Palm OS 6 will be out in November… rumor.
Sean – Pentium 4 with Hyper Threading – there is a new kernal patch — More information can be found at warp2search.net
Doherty":http://www.exo.net/~pauld/ holds a Ph.D. in solid-state physics from MIT. Was
a tenured professor of physics at Oakland University… is currently the
co-director of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute and was the founding
director of the Center for Teaching and Learning in 1992.
Durring the 2003 NSTA Convention there was an Iron Science Teacher
compition. Paul Doherty used his straw
oboe with a giant bell made from 16 covers of the NSTA convention
catalog to teach the principles of harmonics.