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Bill Nye The Science Guy

Website: http://dep.disney.go.com/
Next Airing: Tue, Feb 28th, 2017 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:

  • 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: Tue, Feb 28th, 2017 at 3:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:09
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • Comets and Meteors

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

    Length: 00:21:49
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • Digestion

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

    Length: 00:22:56
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:19:41
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • Earth's Crust

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

    Length: 00:23:04
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:01
    Usage rights: 10/6/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:23:03
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:02
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:44
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • Forensics

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

    Length: 00:21:30
    Usage rights: 2/19/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • Light and Color

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

    Length: 00:21:28
    Usage rights: 10/6/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:41
    Usage rights: Expires 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:23:07
    Usage rights: 3/1/1999 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:42
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:22:53
    Usage rights: Expires 4/30/2017
  • 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!

    Length: 00:23:06
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:22:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:23:11
    Usage rights: 11/16/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • 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.

    Length: 00:21:44
    Usage rights: 10/5/1998 to 4/30/2017
  • The Moon

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

    Length: 00:21:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/1997 to 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017
  • 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 4/30/2017

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