Teaching science

Wait, what on Earth is a ninja doing with an embroidery hoop? DIY Easter jumping beans Turn your Teaching science egg wrapper into a colourful critter that jitters like a Mexican jumping bean.

Electromagnetic experiment Grab a coat hanger, compass and a battery and reenact a chance discovery that united two mysterious forces, sparked a scientific revolution and utterly transformed the course of human history. Christmas star Celebrate the Yuletide with this classic trick. Floating paperclip Steel is eight times denser than water so it should sink. Despite being as ‘Aussie as’, Ruben Meerman was actually born in Holland.

He moved to Bundaberg, Queensland when he was 9 and started surfing a few years later. He decided to study physics at school in an attempt to sit next to a hot girl. Please forward this error screen to 185. To solve engineering problems, you use your brain. Solving classroom problems uses your whole being.

The launch of STS-1 from pad 39A on April 12, 1981, carried astronauts John W. Young and Robert Crippen into a two-day Earth orbital mission. In 2007, when I was 22, I took a position as an aerospace engineer working on the design of NASA’s next-generation spacecraft. I had just received a degree in mechanical engineering, and the only career ambition I could articulate was to work on something space-related. I was extremely motivated during my first year of work. I got in earlier and stayed later than most, and I tried to learn everything I could from my more experienced colleagues.