The Science Jim Show is a quirky look at the world of science. Bees, bats, dinosaurs, radiation and more are covered with a fun sense of humor and a light view of the world.
Did you ever wonder what astronomers do during the day? Are they nocturnal like bats? Join Science Jim as he speaks with Ricky O'Steen an astronomer at the University of North Carolina. Ricky spills this inside info on what being an astronomer is really like.
There are aliens right under our noses!!! Well, they aren't aliens since they live on the same planet, and when I say "under our noses" I mean 1 to 2 miles under our noses...but they're still cool!!! Deep under the sea, scientists are discovering new creatures and species that put any science fiction creature to shame! Also, check out the strange and mysterious Moebius strip that Science Jim will show you how to do at home! Episoded filmed 1/14/11 11 minutes
In this episode, Science Jim gets the chance to talk to a very special guest, Avalon Tyson, otherwise known as WanderingWhimsy on YouTube. She's 10 years old and a Jr. Frog Conservationist. In other words, she's working hard to educate folks about frogs, their plight and how to help them. Be sure to check out a great presentation by a fantastic young environmentalist.Aired 3/1/1110 mins
Radiation! Ahhh! Scary, horrible, terrible! What do you mean it's in bananas?!? Yup, there's radiation in bananas, and a lot of other things too! Join Science Jim to check out some facts and some fictions about radiation.Filmed 4/1/1110 mins
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...reptile?!?! Pterosaurs! The pterror of the prehistoric skies! In this show, Science Jim takes a look at some of the newest ideas surrounding these ancient and mysterious beasts. Also, what do nuts and candles have in common? Find out with this episodes "Do-it-yourself" experiment.Episode filmed 1/9/1111 Minutes
In this episode of the Science Jim Show, Science Jim takes a look at some of the weird, creepy, strange and gross things that live on and in you! Believe it or not, there are more life forms living on you then there are humans on planet Earth! Don't watch this one before lunch.Episode Filmed 2/4/1111 minutes