Ana Serrano, Salon of Beauty, lifesize town built ofcardboard, construction paper, acrylic paint, etc, Rice Gallery, Houston, Texas
Important wisdom brought to you by a Japanese live-action superhero show aimed at kids.
Physics Teacher SOS workshop leader Dan Burns demonstrates how he uses stretched spandex lycra, weights, marbles, and gravity in his high school classes to make this impressive space-time warping demo. Filmed from afar, this general relativity explainer was made for other educators, but my kids were riveted by these tangible representations that include how our planets orbit the sun, how the moon orbits the Earth, and the free return trajectory used in the Apollo Program.
Update: See how to set up this excellent demonstration in this Fabric of the Cosmos how-to video.
A school student demonstrates a Pencak Silat form in front of her class.
and then the fire nation attacked
It’s that time of year again.
The Beauty of Scientific Diagrams is a typography set by Khyati Trehan that “integrates the [first] initial of scientists with the diagrams they were responsible for”.