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Bill Nye The Science Guy

Website: http://dep.disney.go.com/
Next Airing: Fri, Oct 31st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV

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With 28 Emmys and a slew of other awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. Whether you're teaching earth science to elementary students, or getting high schoolers engaged in a complex discussion about genetics, Bill Nye the Science Guy's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious!

Episodes:

  • Comets and Meteors

    More than just high-speed space chunks, comets and meteors carry important information about the history of our universe.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 31st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:49
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Fluids

    Bill Nye flies in a balloon to get a bird's-eye-view of hot air rising and swims around a boat propeller to show viewers how flowing fluids keep the world moving.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:44
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Storms

    Bill Nye looks at extreme weather, taking viewers into the eye of a hurricane, the heart of a raging blizzard and the middle of a thunderstorm to show what happens when the weather goes wild.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:11
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Erosion

    The planet looks a lot different than it did when it formed four-and-a-half billion years ago. The forces of erosion will always be at work giving Earth a facelift.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:03
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Science of Music

    The music we listen to today is the result of years of experimentation with sounds. Each musical note and every tone of each instrument is, in fact, a unique sound wave. Getting the exact sound waves in the pattern you want - now that's way cool science!

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 6th, 2014 at 3:02 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:06
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Measurement

    Without measurement, people wouldn't know when the next bus was leaving, what shoe size they need or how hot the oven needs to be to bake a cake. The Science Guy examines different kinds of measurement, from figuring out the size of an atom to estimating the size of the planet.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:41
    Usage rights: Expires 3/1/2017
  • Patterns

    Bill Nye demonstrates how scientists rely on patterns to make comparisons - how a spiral can describe a galaxy, a piece of DNA or a nautilus shell. From tree rings to tropical storms, constellations to fractals, scientists use patterns to understand the universe.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:53
    Usage rights: Expires 3/1/2017
  • Motion

    Did you know that nothing can move or stop itself? Everything needs a push or pull - a force - to make it move or stop. Sometimes an object might seem to be at rest, even when it is in motion. Confused? It's all relative. Relative motion, that is.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:07
    Usage rights: 3/1/1999 to 3/1/2017
  • Populations

    Whether a gaggle of geese, a colony of ants, or a beaker of bacteria, Bill Nye can explain the population growth of just about any living organism around us. Tune in to see Shirrell Crow sing of populations competing to survive in the music video, "All We Need to Do."

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:44
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Light and Color

    Bill Nye goes somewhere over the rainbow for an enlightening show as he reflects upon light and color.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:28
    Usage rights: 10/6/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Electrical Current

    In this episode, Bill Nye explained how birds, kites, and airplanes fly, and talked about lift, air pressure, dynamic pressure, and Bernoulli's Principle.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:01
    Usage rights: 10/6/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Flight

    In this episode, Bill Nye explained how birds, kites, and airplanes fly, and talked about lift, air pressure, dynamic pressure, and Bernoulli's Principle.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:02
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Dinosaurs

    Television host Robin Leach and actor John Ratzenberger made guest appearances in this episode to help Bill Nye explain dinosaurs: when theylived; how they are studied; and how and when they died.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:19:41
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Digestion

    In this episode, Bill Nye explained how the body digests food, using an engine, a donut, and many tubes.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:56
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Structures

    From the Bungee Zone in British Columbia to New York Harbor's Verrazano Narrows Bridge (one of the longest suspension bridges in the world), our daredevil host, Bill Nye, goes to any length to prove the structural principles of tension and compression.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 20th, 2014 at 3:01 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:44
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Simple Machines

    In Simple Machines, Bill Nye careens around on a roller coaster, furiously pedals his bike on the Tour Du Science, and parodies the Jackson 5's A-B-C 1-2-3 with ABCs Of Machinery to show that simple machines doing complicated things can be found anywhere.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Outer Space

    Bill Nye talks about outer space - planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Bill visits the Mount Wilson Observatory in California to help illustrate how long it takes light to travel through the galaxy.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:43
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Cells

    Bill Nye CELLebrates the basic unit that makes up all living organisms - the cell. This excellent program zooms in on DNA and creatures like amoebas and paramecia.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • The Moon

    In this episode, Bill Nye discussed the moon: what it is, where it came from, and how it affects the earth.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Earth's Crust

    In this episode, Bill Nye explained principles of geology by talking to miners, geologists, glass blowers, and others.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Phases of Matter

    This episode focuses on the three phases of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. As examples, host Bill Nye looks at fried ice, a cola bottling facility, and molten metal.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:09
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Magnetism

    Bill Nye shows all kinds of unexpected places where magnets can be found. In fact, the Earth itself is a huge magnet! Find out how to make a compass and why opposites attract.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:55
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Skin

    What's the largest living organ in the human body? Skin. Bill Nye explains the naked truth about the organ that regulates our body temperature, protects our inner parts, and provides us with the sense of touch.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:49
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Gravity

    Have you ever wondered what holds the ocean on the Earth? Or what makes the Earth round? Host Bill Nye provides the explanations for these and other questions about the Earth's gravity.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:01
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Static Electricity

    Why do socks stick together when taken from the dryer? Learn the shocking truth in this program on static electricity.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:59
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Blood & Circulation

    Join Bill Nye as he shows how valves, blood cells, and the circulatory system work together to pump it up... in the heart, that is.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:25
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Buoyancy

    In this episode, Bill Nye took to the sky in a hot air balloon, and went scuba diving in the Seattle Aquarium to explain why objects like boats, helium and balloons are buoyant.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:11
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Food Web

    Watch Bill Nye become tangled in a complex food web in his quest to demonstrate that all living things depend on other living things to survive.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:33
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Earth's Seasons

    Bill Nye goes full tilt to give the reasons for the seasons. His worldly perspective shows why, when it's winter in America, it's summer in Australia.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Garbage

    By digging up the dirt on garbage in ever-expanding landfills from New York to Florida, Bill Nye exposes vast amounts of non-biodegradable waste humans create.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:08
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Eyeball

    In this episode, Bill Nye interviewed a trainer of seeing eye dogs and a virtual reality designer, and demonstrated how a 3-D movie works.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:05
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Chemical Reactions

    Have a blast watching the explosive examples Bill Nye uses to explain how everything is made of chemicals.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:09
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Wind

    In this episode, Bill Nye parachuted out of a plane and went sailing to show the relationship between sun, earth, wind, and weather. He also visited a wind farm and checked out the "way cool" windsurfers to show some of the ways to harness the power of the wind.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:42
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Biodiversity

    In this episode, Bill Nye set up office in an ocean, forest, and field to commune with nature and show what happens when one link falls out of nature's chain.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:28
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Light Optics

    You won't believe you eyes when Bill Nye reflects, refracts, bends, bounces, absorbs, and pulls light waves to show how things can be seen in different ways.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:41
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Bones & Muscles

    Bill Nye muscles in to give more than just the bare bones about X-rays, the healing of broken bones, bone marrow, and the body's joints.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:38
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Oceanography

    In this exploration of oceans, host Bill Nye showed why the seas are salty and explained the dynamics of tides and currents.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:19:14
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Heat

    Way Cool Scientist Bill Nye really radiates as the lab heats up in this program. Bill flies a glider plane on a buoyant natural current of rising hot air.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:53
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Insects

    In this episode, host Bill Nye examined the world of insects and spoke with special guest Queen Latifah about bees. The lab kids also explored an insectorium and went digging for insect fossils.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:59
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Balance

    Bill Nye's the center of attention when he talks about the center of gravity and its effect on balance.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 25th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:41
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Sun

    In this examination of the sun, host Bill Nye explains solar flares, eclipses, sun spots, fusion, and solar energy. He also visits an enormous solar energy farm outside of Sacramento to demonstrate how the sun is the source of energy for all living things.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:19:22
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Brain, The

    In this examination of the brain, host Bill Nye explains the various functions of the most important organ, and discusses its parts, including the spinal cord, nerves, and the cells in which memories are stored. He also gets an M.R.I. of his brain, and uses optical illusions to show that the brain doesn't always correctly interpret what it sees. This program also features the music video parody, "Whatta Brain," to the tune of Salt 'N' Pepa's "Whatta Man."

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:47
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Forests

    Follow Bill Nye out on a limb when he goes swinging through the trees in Washington, Florida, Texas, and California to bring viewers close to the tallest and possibly oldest living things in the world.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 30th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:02
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Communication

    Listen up as Bill Nye the Science Guy shows how it's E Z 2 C the difference between human and animal communication.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 31st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:26
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Momentum

    Brace for the impact of this moving program as Bill Nye shows how weight and speed affect momentum. The crash test dummies know a lot about momentum in a car and the importance of wearing a safety belt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:32
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Reptiles

    Join Bill Nye for adventure, thrills, and scaly encounters that would make Indiana Jones squeamish when he explores reptiles. Witness reptilian epicurean delights when a snake eats a mouse, and ponder the possible link between dinosaurs, reptiles and birds.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 2nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:52
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Atmosphere

    There's something in the air in this episode as Bill Nye The Science Guy talks about the atmosphere, its five different levels, and how it protects the Earth. Bill also soars into the heavy topic of atmospheric air pressure and radio waves.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:09
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Respiration

    Bill Nye gets aerobic about the importance of respiration when he jogs, bikes, swims, and scuba dives. Discover how to measure how much air each breath contains and make a model lung in a nifty home experiment. See a demonstration of how cigarette smoke can infiltrate and injure lungs.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 6th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:11
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Planets, The

    Bill Nye goes planet-gazing and takes a serious look at Jupiter's features, Earth's elliptical orbit, and the distances between planets. Cool home demo shows how to make Mars soil.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:59
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Pressure

    Bill Nye visits Hoover Dam and takes to jack hammering concrete blocks to explore different types of pressure, while special equipment enables him to scuba dive and explain the effects of pressure underwater. 2005 Teacher's Choice Award, Learning Magazine.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 8th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:46
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Plants

    Bill Nye branches out and gets to the root of the matter to explain wild things about plants, such as how they breathe, make food, defend themselves, and move their seeds.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:11
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Rocks & Soil

    You won't take it for granite when Bill Nye unearths the solid facts on volcanoes, landslides, tectonic plates, rivers, and weather, and their varied effects on the creation of rocks and soil.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:14
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Energy

    See how to conduct home experiments that will transform potential energy into kinetic energy, and use falling water to make energy.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 13th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:01
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Evolution

    Bill Nye compares primordial to present when he dabbles with Darwin and looks at his genes in this evolutionary program.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 14th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Water Cycle

    Using a whimsical model made of a tiny staircase, wind-up penguins, and a bicycle tire, Bill Nye demonstrates the phases of the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:41
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Friction

    Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the roll of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Germs

    This series uses innovative and unusual ways to express scientific ideas in an interesting manner. From parodies of television shows and MTV videos to try-this-at-home experiments, it aims to make science fun. In this episode, Bill Nye discusses how germs and viruses are all around us, and infect our bodies. He discusses how antibodies work, what HIV is, and how one can contract the virus.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:05
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Climates

    Bill Nye delivers hot sand from Saudi Arabia and bananas from humid Costa Rica, all to explain how different climates are created and how they affect our planet.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:07
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Waves

    Bill Nye explores sound waves, light waves, seismic waves, energy waves, and even the wave that's so popular with stadium crowds.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:45
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Ocean Life

    This show uses innovative and unusual ways to express scientific ideas in an interesting manner. From parodies of television shows and MTV videos to try-this-at-home experiments, it aims to make science fun. In this episode, Bill Nye discusses ocean life, including plankton, sea life, and oceanic food chains and ecosystems.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:05
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Mammals

    They're (sometimes) big, they're hairy and they're warm blooded. From man to moose, from cats to rats, Bill Nye The Science Guy explains what it takes to be in the mammal family. This week's music video rocks "Jennifer's A Mammal."

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:02
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Spinning Things

    Bill Nye The Science Guy tells us what the Earth, a big storm and a rolling ball have in common. They're all "Spinning Things!" Out of Control! Discover why some things spin and others don't. Music video "Spin Around" is a parody of "Jump Around" by House of Pain.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:48
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Fish

    Take a dive underwater with Bill Nye The Science Guy when he studies "Fish." Explore the depths with these slimy creatures and discover how they breathe, grow and survive in the wet. This week's music video is a parody of Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" featuring Swam and Dive's "Sole Man."

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:29
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Human Transportation

    Transportation is on the move! Whether it floats, rolls or flies! Findout how humans move around for food, shelter and to meet other humans in this week's episode, "Human Transportation." The music video, "The Move Groove," parodies Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage."

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 28th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:43
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Wetlands

    Bill Nye sloshes across American wetlands and shows us how swamps, bogs, and marshes help control floods, naturally filter water, and provide good homes to lots of living things, especially wildlife.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:10
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Birds

    Bill Nye shows us how these feathered friends stay airborne, where they live, and what they eat.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:03
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Amphibians

    In this episode, Bill Nye investigages Amphibians which are neither fish nor reptiles. Derived from the Greek words meaning "living in two worlds", Amphibians have the ability to exist both on land and in water. They can also breath oxygen through their skin. Some amphibians, like frogs, experience a metamorphosis or "change in form". Bill explores the life cycle of amphibians from their early stages of life in water through their metamorphosis into land dwelling creatures. This episode's music video is "The Amphidelic Mothership Metamorphosis".

    Length: 00:21:59
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Animal Locomotion

    Did you know that fish swim by moving their tales from side to side and whales swim by moving their tales up and down? Whether they fly, slither, hop or crawl, Bill Nye will explain how creatures great and small get around. Then, Bjorn Turun turns up the volume with "Loco Motion. "

    Length: 00:23:10
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Archaeology

    Archeology is the study of humans and how they lived. Bill Nye investigates the principles and methods of this science. Fossils and other artifacts are analyzed using cardon dating to determine their age. Native American drawings are also featured.

    Length: 00:22:03
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Architecture

    Bill Nye uses the Dollhouse Of Science to demonstrate how architects design buildings. Then he travels to Japan to learn how pagodas are built to withstand earthquakes.

    Length: 00:21:46
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Atoms

    Atomos are the smallest particle known to man. Bill Nye shows us how atoms make up molecules and moleculs form matter.

    Length: 00:22:23
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Caves

    Bill Nye explores the world of caves. Stalactites, stalagmites and a host of creepy creatures make their homes in these naturally occurring hollow spaces. Caves form where ever material-- rock or ice--gets carried away from an underground space stiff enough to support a roof. There are caves under ice, caves under water, and caves under ground. Caves can exist almost anywhere. This episode's music video is "Cave Thing".

    Length: 00:21:21
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Deserts

    One fifth of the earth's land is desert. Deserts receive very little rain or snow fall so they're always dry. Bill Nye investigates the deserts and rainforests of the planet and how the creatures that live in them adapt to these environments. This episode's music video "Always Dry".

    Length: 00:23:05
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Do-It-Yourself Science

    Science is part of our daily lives. This week Bill Nye demonstrates some complex scientific principles using some simple home experiments.

    Length: 00:22:57
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Earthquakes

    Bill Nye the Science Guy explains how and why earthquakes happen and how the Earth's surface is changed by these amazing occurrences. Then, Bill Nye shows how to make an earthquake happen.

    Length: 00:23:08
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Farming

    Bill Nye discovers why farmers really dig their soil. Agriculture has always played an important part in our society, and Bill gets the dirt on this industry.

    Length: 00:20:57
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Flowers

    This episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill teaches a lesson about flowers. We learn how they pollinate and how their existence benefits humans. This week's music video is "So Many Flowers."

    Length: 00:23:10
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Forensics

    Learn how detectives reconstruct events from the past using bloodhounds, fingerprints, and DNA.

    Length: 00:21:30
    Usage rights: 2/19/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Fossils

    Bill Nye tracks down dinosaur footprints with paleontologist Grace Irby and travels to the La Brea Tar Pits to see what's underneath all that tar.

    Length: 00:21:38
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Genes

    Join Bill Nye as he explores the chromosomal world of DNA and visits a veterinarian from Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo who helps save endangered animals using gene technology.

    Length: 00:23:08
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Heart

    Bill Nye will check out this important muscular pump's function in the body by pulling nine Gs with the United States Navy's Blue Angels and chatting with Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez.

    Length: 00:23:12
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Inventions

    Not all inventions are carefully planned - some of the most valuable inventions come about by accident! Bill Nye examines the process of inventing.

    Length: 00:23:01
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Invertebrates

    You may not believe it, but these spineless wonders far outnumber those of us animals with backbones. Bill Nye shares the unique characteristics of invertebrates and explains why we are dependent on them.

    Length: 00:20:40
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Lakes and Ponds

    Bodies of water surrounded by land on all sides are called lakes if they're large and ponds if they're small. Where does all that water come from? Bill Nye ponders this and many other freshwater questions in this exciting program.

    Length: 00:23:02
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Life Cycles

    Did you know all living things grow, reproduce, and die in cycles? Bill Nye explains life cycles and shows us why many different living things have similar life cycles.

    Length: 00:23:24
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Marine Mammals

    Marine mammals may look like big fish, but Bill Nye explains how they're more like humans. Listen closely to hear marine mammals communicate underwater and find out how our relatives at sea have found ways to live in oceans all around the world.

    Length: 00:23:08
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Nutrition

    How many calories are in a banana? Are we really what we eat? Bill Nye explains why food is our fuel and fiber is our friend. Rock on in today's music video "Good Nutrition" by Knute Trishan.

    Length: 00:23:05
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Ocean Exploration

    Is space really the final frontier? Bill Nye says no. The ocean makes up two thirds of the world's surface and remains largely unexplored. This episode boldly takes us were few have gone before--to the bottom of the ocean.

    Length: 00:22:54
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Pollution Solutions

    Bill Nye demonstrates the importance of recycling and developing innovative solutions to combat pollution.

    Length: 00:23:01
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Probability

    There is a good chance this will be one of Bill Nye's best episodes! If fact, he'll probably make the complicated concept of probability very simple to understand, while showing how it allows us to predict events.

    Length: 00:21:56
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Pseudoscience

    Extraodinary claims require extraordinary proof. Bill Nye demonstrates the difference between real science and pseudoscience. Science is the process of testing claims. Any claim that can't be tested is based in pseudoscience. What's considered a pseudoscience? Things like magic, the use of pyschic, tails of big foot and UFO's--none of these can be scientifically tested.

    Length: 00:21:42
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Rivers & Streams

    Splash down a rapid river with Bill Nye the Science Guy and explore how ecosystems work and why they are important to our environment. From waterfalls and dams, to the depths of the Grand Canyon, this is one wet and wild ride. This week's music video showcases the Talking Headwaters singing "Take Me to the River."

    Length: 00:22:13
    Usage rights: 11/26/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Smell

    Bill Nye studies the mechanics of smell. Aroma/odor molecules travel into the nose and dissolve in the mucus of the nose. Those same molecules are then picked up by the epihelial olfactory nerve cells. A signal is sent to the olfactory nerve where the smell is recognized by the brain. This week's video is "Come on Use Your Brain (Smell This)"

    Length: 00:21:39
    Usage rights: 12/15/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Space Exploration

    Join Bill Nye as he explores the final frontier and shows the tools humans invent to explore space. Meet Dr. Linda Horn, a NASA scientist who helped develop the Cassini spacecraft. Destination: Saturn! Way cool!

    Length: 00:22:26
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Spiders

    Creepy, crawly spiders are they friend or foe? Bill Nye takes us into the world of the arachnid to show us they're not insects at all but predators. Spiders are reasonsible for controlling the world's insect population making the spider's existance a benefit to humans.

    Length: 00:21:20
    Usage rights: 12/12/1997 to 3/1/2017
  • Time

    The sun and moon both affect time. Bill Nye the Science Guy helps us understand the elements of time and how it's measured. This episode's music video is "Time Time Time Time Time..."

    Length: 00:21:42
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017
  • Volcanoes

    Bill Nye takes a look at the hot-hot-hot world of volcanoes: what they are, how they're formed, and the different types that exist.

    Length: 00:21:55
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 3/1/2017

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