Are you tired of driving all over the place from class to class? Would you love to have a high quality class right in your own home? Would you like a teacher for your child that is not only educational but also highly entertaining? Well, if this sounds good and you have a computer with broadband internet service, then look no further. With real time live video, audio, whiteboard and more, Science Jim's Web-Classes are like watching TV only better.
Each class consists of 30-60 minutes of a live video web-broadcast. All you need is a Mac or PC with speakers and a broadband DSL or cable internet connection to take part in the class. There is no need to download any software. Each class will be recorded so if you miss a class, or would like to review the material, you can watch at your convenience. It's like two-way television!
Check out this free recording of one of Science Jim's Live classes.
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What others have to say about Science Jim's Webclasses:
"We just finished with your class. WOW is all we have to say. We truly enjoyed it." Michelle N.
Thank YOU for the web classes. You are providing an education for my son that I never could. Looking forward to more. Athena B.
I was thrilled to watch my son with the concepts of gravity and friction. He spent an hour experimenting with all his various hot wheels and ramp combinations then explained it all to his brother later that day. It was awesome! Cindy C.
Just want to let you know my daughter LOVED your atoms class. She said she thought she finally found something she liked! Linda F.
I just wanted to let you know how much Samantha is enjoying the class! After every class I get to hear for the next couple days all she's learned. My husband and I both have science backgrounds and Samantha has never experienced much interest. So I'm enjoying watching her excitementbeing piqued! You can definitely count her in for the next class. Renee A.
We love your classes, you have been such an inspiration to my children in ways you cannot imagine. My son (8 years old) has become really confident in his pursuit of science, robotics and all things electronic, in large part because we have been able to take your courses for over a year now, and your awesome enthusiasm and excellent teaching style. My daughter sees physics as simple and common as a seed planted and sprouting. (I hope you understand my meaning). Karen S.
Science Jim's Olympic Physics
The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, and the wonder of physics! Believe it or not, the Olympics are a lot more than just amazing athletic achievements. There is a huge amount of great science going on as well. Join Science Jim for one or more of these Physics of the Olympics classes as we dive into the amazing world that lies underneath all amazing athletics. Classes are recommended for ages eight and up. Each class comes with a complete .pdf lesson plan that includes plenty of hands-on activities to try at home.
Olympic Physics: Friction
Olympic Physics: Speed
Speed, it's what swimming, and running is all about. One athlete trying to be just a bit faster than another athlete. But, what is speed and how does one get to be the fastest? Also, believe it or not, all athletes have a speed that they can not exceed! Science Jim will fill you with some high speed information as well as let you in on a little secret known as terminal velocity.
Olympic Physics: Gravity
There would be no Olympics without gravity. (Well, for that matter, there wouldn't be much of anything without gravity.) It's gravity that gives speed kayaker, and that the pole vaulter and high jumper fight against. In this class, Science Jim will give you the basics of this amazing, and rather surprising, universal phenomenon.
Olympic Physics: Impulse and Momentum
"Crack," and the ball flies over the wall! "Smack", and the ball zips into the goal! "Splash", and the kayaker plummets through a slolem! All of these are examples of impulse and momentum. The crack, the smack, and the spash are all examples of impulse. Flying balls, slipping kayakers and soccer goals are all forms of momentum. Join Science Jim as he explains how impulse causes momentum and how well timed "cracks", "swooshes" and "swishes" can lead to Olympic glory.
Go for the gold and grab all 4 classes for only $16.00! (Remember, all classes are recorded so you can watch whenever you wish.)
Science Jim's Physics of Forces Classes
Force is a fascinating and mysterious area of physics. Einstein himself called force "spooky action from a distance". How can one thing effect another thing over, potentially, hundreds of thousands of miles with out ever touching it i.e. the Sun and the Earth? How does a magnet hold itself to the refrigerator even though it can't hold itself to the wall? To be honest, nobody knows the complete answers to these questions but we are going to have a lot of fun getting into it! The lessons in the free eBook accompany each online class and are packed with experiments and activities that the students are encouraged to do as "lab work" after each class. We will discuss the "lab findings" the following week. Each class is recorded so you can watch them whenever, and as often as, you'd like.
Science Jim's Marvelous Magnetism
4 Sessions Sept. 19 - Oct. 10
Wednesdays at 10 - 11 am Central Time
Ages 9 and up
Free Bite-Size Physics: Magnetism eBook!
Join Science Jim for 4 classes of diving deep into one of the most mysterious and wonderful topics in science. We'll be studying what magnetism is, how does it work, and what we can do with it. We'll also be making magnets, electromagnets, and a simple electric motor!
Science Jim's Shocking Static Electricity
3 Sessions Oct. 17 - 31
Ages 9 and up
Free Bite-Size Physics:Static Electricity eBook!
During this 3 session set of classes we'll discover that mysterious force that makes your socks stick together, your hair stand up, and your finger get zapped. Believe it or not, it's the same force that causes lightning! In the last class, we'll be creating one of Benjamin Franklin's favorite toys the Leyden Jar (I call it Lightning in a Cup)!
Science Jim's Groovy Gravity
2 Sessions Nov. 7 and 14
Ages 9 and up
We'll spend two classes studying the oldest and yet still little understood force of gravity. Gravity has been debated, explored and experimented with by some of the greatest minds in science. Newton, Galileo, and even Einstein have attempted to tackle this force and yet it is still one of the major mysteries in physics.
Save on the bundle! Magnetism, Static Electricity, and Gravity for only $60.00!