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# Bill Nye Videos

## Bill Nye’s Solving For X: Pre-Algebra, Volume 1 Infinite Fractions, Exponents, Signed Numbers, & Proportional Reasoning Concepts addressed in Solving for X: Pre-Algebra, Volume 1:

Infinite Fractions – Is that Rachael Ray? Martha Stewart? Good Heavens, it’s Bill Nye, cooking up some fractions. We’ll start out in the kitchen but end up in the Otherworldly Zone where an infinite amount of fractions hide out between one and zero.

Exponents – They’re elegant, simple and pretty to look at – Bill takes the Schoolhouse Rock approach and sings “Exponentiality,” a catchy tune celebrating the poetry that awaits us whenever we use the algebraic shorthand known as Exponents.

Signed Numbers – Bill’s idea of taking us ‘Over The Rainbow” is actually a journey through the Barrier of Zero, where we’ll behold the negative numbers on the other side! But we’ll breathe easier once we see how a number’s negative or positive sign simply tells us in which direction we’ve traveled away from zero.

Proportional Reasoning – Bill makes the scene, using proportional reasoning to size up the famous Hollywood sign, which he figures is sure to make him the toast of Tinseltown.

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## Bill Nye’s Solving For X: Algebra, Volume 1 Variables, Balancing Equations, Dimensional Analysis, & Linear Equations Concepts addressed in Solving for X: Algebra I, Volume 1:

Variables – She called herself â€śY.â€ť Teary-eyed, one evening she appeared unannounced at his office, asking Detective Nye to uncover the true identity of â€śXâ€ť â€“ who like her, was clearly another unknown. One thing was for sure: X and Y were variables.

Balancing Equations – Bill ponders the sweetness of balancing equations. But no matter how many cupcakes are actually hiding in each of those boxes, you know heâ€™s still gonna want . . . just . . . one . . . more.

Dimensional Analysis – Bill hits the road to show us how we can zip through algebraic questions involving things like speed, distance and time, just by putting those units of measurement to work. How far is it to Grandmaâ€™s house anyway? Iâ€™m ready for lunch.

Linear Equations – Bill takes us on a Bowling field trip to fire some linear functions down the alley. Constant rates of change and fun for the whole family!

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## The Eyes of Nye

The Eyes of Nye was a science program airing on public television in the United States in 2005 and featuring Bill Nye. The show was more sophisticated than its predecessor Bill Nye the Science Guy, as it was aimed more toward adults and teenagers than children. All episodes were rated TV-G, except for “Addiction” and “The Evolution of Sex”, both rated TV-PG. The creation of the show was motivated by the success of the television program Bill Nye the Science Guy, as well as a widespread contempt among scientists for scientific journalism in the media. The program was based in Seattle and broadcast during primetime by KCTS, the local PBS affiliate.

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## Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy has been likened to a modern Mr. Wizard. Bill’s TV person is a tall and slender scientist wearing a lab coat and a bow-tie. He mixes the serious science of everyday things with fast-paced action and humor. Each show begins with Bill walking onto the set, called “Nye Labs”, which is filled with scientific visuals (including many “of science” contraptions announced dramatically, such as “The slingshots of Science!”) relevant to the topic of the show. Most episodes contain a mock music video in the “Soundtrack of Science” by “Not That Bad Records”, substituting a scientific roundup of the episode for the lyrics to a popular song. Each show ends with Bill explaining his departure in a clever description of an activity on topic. The credits sometimes rolled next to a series of outtakes from the episode. Other times, outtakes are shown at the time they actually happened.

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# Bill Nye Books

## Bill Nye the Science Guyâ€™s Great Big Book of Tiny Germs

Bill Nye takes you to the microscopic world of powerful germs. He shows you how germs affect your life and even human history. There are 12 great experiments you can do to understand germs. You’ll see for yourself why you should wash your hands. It’s a great big tiny world to learn about. Microbe science rules.

## Bill Nye the Science Guyâ€™s Great Big Dinosaur Dig

Bill Nye takes you back, back in time when ancient dinosaurs ruled the lands. He shows you what it takes for a fossil to be called a dinosaur. It’s all in the hips. He shows you how the Earth surface has changed in all that time. Better yet, there are twelve tooth-ginding experiments that you can do at home to help understand how remarkable these creatures were. You’ll see that dinosaurs are still among us as birds. He’ll even help you imagine just how long it’s been since the ancient huge dinosaurs made their way on the Earth’s surface. Dig deep and think big.

## Bill Nye the Science Guyâ€™s Big Blue Ocean

Bill Nye looks into the ocean, exploring marine animals and plants, currents, tides, the effects of earthquakes and tsunamis, and methods of ocean exploration. Full color illustrations, photographs, and experiments are included in each chapter. Dive in!

## Bill Nye the Science Guyâ€™s Consider the Following

A Way Cool Set of Science Questions, Answers, and Ideas to Ponder
Bill Nye offers readers plenty of science in a fun-to-read format. Starting with a question, each section covers a science discipline (geology, biology, physics, etc.). Simple experiments and a science glossary round out this way cool approach to science.