Discovery Connect Webinar with Mr. Wizard IV

Join us on November 6, 2007 at 11 AM (EST) for a Discovery Connect webinar featuring Steven “Jake” Jacobs (aka Mr. Wizard IV). Jake’s mission in life is to make science fun and engaging for teachers and students. During this Discovery Connect, Mr. Wizard will lead us through an entertaining, interactive experience that will make you think like a scientist. Click here to register.

What to bring?
Mr. Wizard will lead us through several activities to get you and your students thinking like scientists. If you want to follow along, have the following supplies handy for each student or group of students.

  • balloon
  • penny
  • wooden pencil (sharpened)
  • plastic ruler or yard stick
  • ziploc bag filled 3/4 of the way with water

If you or your students have any science questions for Mr. Wizard that you’d like him to answer please send them to me at by Monday, November 5.

About Mr. Wizard
When not inspiring people through his presentations, Jake is the Director of Informal Science Education at the National Science Teachers Association, a science writer for MYTHBUSTERS, and a judge for the Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge.


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  1. Tracie Belt said:

    Wow! I attended the Mr. wizard webinar with my class. They loved it and would like to do it again. The pencil experiment blew them away. Thanks for having the webinar. I can’t wait until you do another class particiaption webinar.

  2. Kim Smith said:

    We had an awesome time!! Students were engaged and very enthusiastic. GREAT EVENT!

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