09/26/2014

Science Friday Science Club: Observe Everything

16:54 minutes

Main2_SegmentGalileo recorded changes in the surface of the sun. Darwin noticed differences in the beaks of Galápagos finches. Marie Curie studied uranium rays. Ben Franklin recorded weather patterns and used those observations to develop a theory of storm movement in the atmosphere. Many scientific discoveries started with careful observations. Science Club founding members Ariel Zych and Charles Bergquist explain the club’s next project, which involves observing the world around you. Find out more by going to the Science Club page.

Segment Guests

Ariel Zych

Ariel Zych is Science Friday’s education director. She is a former teacher and scientist who spends her free time making food, watching arthropods, and being outside.

Charles Bergquist

As Science Friday’s director, Charles Bergquist channels the chaos of a live production studio into something sounding like a radio program. Favorite topics include planetary sciences, chemistry, materials, and shiny things with blinking lights.

Meet the Producers and Host

About Ariel Zych

Ariel Zych is Science Friday’s education director. She is a former teacher and scientist who spends her free time making food, watching arthropods, and being outside.

About Charles Bergquist

As Science Friday’s director, Charles Bergquist channels the chaos of a live production studio into something sounding like a radio program. Favorite topics include planetary sciences, chemistry, materials, and shiny things with blinking lights.

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