Friday, 25 November 2011

My favourite Sesame Street science videos

I'm stranded at Adelaide airport with my flight delayed for four hours, so what better way to get back onto the blog than by sharing my favourite Sesame Street science videos (Sesame Street having recently resumed it's exalted position in my life). The other day they were using the scientific method to deconstruct fairy tales - how would you tell the difference between the Big Bad Wolf and Grandma? Those videos aren't up online yet, but let's kick this off with comedian Craig Ferguson helping to define the word "experiment".



Here's Elmo and a Justin Bieber look-alike singing "Measure, Yeah, Measure," to the tune of Bieber's song "Never Say Never." I like his hair flicks. Elmo measured it, yo.



This is pretty cool, a Cookie Monster interactive video teaching us about experiments and things that float:



In this one, Emma Stone balances stuff on her head:



Here's Ernie showing all the curiosity of a good scientist:



And this is not sciencey, but it's the best Sesame Street video. Cutest thing you will ever see!

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