How To Make “Proto-Putty” (Modified Oogoo)

How To Make “Proto-Putty” (Modified Oogoo)

For this project, I’m going to show you how to make Proto-Putty. “Proto-Putty”s a cool moldable dough you can press into nearly any shape, but after 10 minutes, it magically turns, to rubber. Bouncy, stretchy rubber. All your need for…

Do Amazing Things Using Everyday Objects with Makey Makey

Do Amazing Things Using Everyday Objects with Makey Makey

[MUSIC PLAYING] Unleash your creativity with Makey Makey, a USB gadget that can turn just about anything into a computer input. Simply find something that can conduct a small amount of electricity, connect it with the included alligator clips, and…

How a Salamander Saved a City (HSCT #101)

How a Salamander Saved a City (HSCT #101)

We live in a in a very vibrant, exciting city, those of us who live in Austin and I want you to think for a little bit about what you would do if you had the opportunity to take a…

See a NASA Physicist’s Incredible Origami

See a NASA Physicist’s Incredible Origami

– One of the most important attributes of origami is, once we have studied and understood the way paper folds and unfolds, we can apply those patterns to things that are very different from paper. I hope by bringing the…

The Future of Farming

The Future of Farming

Over the next two decades, a technological wave will revolutionize the efficiency of farms all over the world. It can’t come soon enough. By the year 2050 the human population will be nearly 10 billion—which means we’ll need to have…

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

[PBS Bumper] [OPEN] There are no blue tigers. No blue bats, no blue squirrels, or blue dogs. Even blue whales aren’t that blue. Animals come in pretty much every color, but blue seems to be the rarest. What’s cool, though,…

How To Build A Rocket (From Scratch)

How To Build A Rocket (From Scratch)

For this project I’m going to show you how to build a rocket, from scratch. These homemade “Randomizer” rockets, launch over 1,000 feet high, and eject a little parachute to bring them safely back to the ground. They’re re-loadable and…

LEGO Drawing Machine (Spirograph)

LEGO Drawing Machine (Spirograph)

Hey everyone, Jason here. Today I’m excited to show you my latest LEGO model, which is this Spirograph like drawing machine. I actually designed this about a year and a half ago for a different project but I just recently…

QUICK TIP: Auxiliary Views in 2D Drawings

QUICK TIP: Auxiliary Views in 2D Drawings

and the other thing that I think is really cool let me jump back over here is maybe I want to create a representation of a view that isn't isometric it isn't a projection it's kind of something like let's…