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Inventions and Do It Yourself Science is a scientific DVD part of the Bill Nye series.

Back Cover Summary

Bill Nye the Science Guy knows how to provide easy access to hard science. What's his secret? A fast-paced approach blending humorous high jinks with hands-on experiments. Bill encourages kids to ask interesting questions...then shows them how to discover fascinating answers.

Inventions
All day long our lives are made easier by one invention or another, but we may not realize that not every invention is carefully planned -- some of the most valuable ones came about by accident! Here, Bill examines the process of inventing.

Do It Yourself Science
Who knows better than Bill Nye that you can demonstrate big scientific ideas with small, simple experiments? Get a lesson from Bill himself and learn how you, too, can conduct scientific research.

Episodes

Special Features

Inventions

  • Way Cool Scientist
  • Look At This!
  • Sandwich
  • Recipe
  • Science Quiz
  • Glossary
  • Also Available
  • Credits
  • Wallpaper / Screen Saver

Do It Yourself Science

  • Try This! Make a Periscope
  • Try This! Create a Volcano
  • Lost Laffs from the Lab
  • Science Quiz
  • Glossary
  • Also Available
  • Credits
  • Wallpaper / Screen Saver

Science Quiz

Inventions

  1. Inventing is a proccess.
    1. Answer: True
  2. The invention of dimples on a golf ball was designed to take advantage of aerodynamic principles.
    1. Answer: True
  3. Chocolate chip cookies were invented by accident.
    1. Answer: True
  4. The most important part of invention is having an idea.
    1. Answer: True
  5. Inventions are designed to solve problems.
    1. Answer: True
  6. When designing an invention, you must follow a set of rules or guidelines.
    1. Answer: False
  7. Most inventions work the first time.
    1. Answer: False
  8. When inventing a method of peeling a banana, which of the following designs worked?
    1. Answer: The pocket banana peeler
  9. The Wright Brother's plane was unique because:
    1. Answer: It would fly and they could steer.
  10. Which of these inventions were based on discoveries?
    1. Answer: All of the above

Do It Yourself Science

  1. Science can only be done in a laboratory.
    1. Answer: False
  2. A good experiment is repeatable.
    1. Answer: True
  3. Carbon dioxide gas is invisible, so it is not matter.
    1. Answer: False
  4. Water can bend light.
    1. Answer: True
  5. A single upright egg can support the mass of a book, because all the weight of the book is centered directly above the small end of the egg.
    1. Answer: False
  6. A negatively chagred object will repel another negatively charged object.
    1. Answer: True
  7. A raw egg floats in both tap water and salt water.
    1. Answer: False
  8. Which of the following is a part of a good Science investigation?
    1. Answer: All of the above
  9. When a person puts a card on top of a glass of water and then turns the glass upside down, the card holes the water because:
    1. Answer: Air pressure pushes with the same force in all directions.
  10. In the experiment shown in the program, the most mass that three upright eggs can support is:
    1. Answer: one book and two cinder blocks

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Titles

Title 5-6 - Science Quiz
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Bill Nye the Science Guy I&DIYS Quiz Results
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Title 7 - Promotional DVD trailer

Title 8-14 - Bill Nye Clips

Title 16 - FBI Warnings

Title 17 - Disney Movies Promo

Movie Intro

Inventions
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Spanish

Do It Yourself Science
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