Bill Nye is retiring his kid show act in a bid to become more like his late professor, astronomer Carl Sagan. Sagan dreamed of launching a spacecraft that could revolutionize interplanetary exploration. Bill sets out to accomplish Sagan's mission, but he is pulled away when he is challenged by evolution and climate change contrarians to defend the scientific consensus. Can Bill show the world why science matters in a culture increasingly indifferent to evidence?
Digestion: Bill Nye explains how the body's digestive system is like a fine-tuned machine that turns food into energy. Bill demonstrates the process with a steam engine that runs on corn flakes. Respiration: Bill Nye gets aerobic about the importance of respiration as he jogs, bikes, swims, and scuba dives. Discover how to measure the amount of air each breath contains and see a demonstration of how cigarette smoke can infiltrate and injure the lungs.
Bill Nye the Science Guy ignites learning as he shows students how to be Safety Smart around fire. By explaining the science of fire, including the roles heat, fuel and oxygen play, Bill demonstrates how knowledge and awareness provide the opportunities to learn and practice safe behaviors. Public Performance Rights. Spanish language track. Exclusive educational bonus features and assessment tools to reinforce key lessons.
Instill a heads-up attitude all year long with this new DVD featuring two of our most popular safety classics. Who better to get kids interested in bike safety basics than the way cool science guy? Younger children will delight in learning about safety procedures and the appropriate equipment to use when skateboarding, bicycling, and roller-skating from the beloved Pinocchio. Students will learn why it's important to always wear an approved safety helmet, stay visible to drivers, remain alert and aware of your surroundings, and most importantly to follow the rules of the road.
Bill Nye the Science Guy is an educational television program that originally aired from September 10, 1993 to June 20, 1998, hosted by William "Bill" Nye and produced by Buena Vista Television. The show aired on PBS Kids and was also syndicated to local stations. Each of the 100 episodes aims to teach a specific topic in science to a preteen audience. The show is frequently used in schools as an education medium, and it still airs on some PBS stations for this reason. Created by comedian Ross Shafer and based on sketches on KING-TV's sketch program Almost Live!, Bill Nye the Science Guy was produced by Disney Educational Productions and KCTS-TV of Seattle. Bill Nye the Science Guy won nineteen Emmy Awards during its run.