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Coming soon to the Pacific Science Center…

SingAboutScience.org will have an exhibit at the Paws-on Science weekend at the Pacific Science Center. (The weekend features hands-on exhibits created by University of Washington scientists, and since UW’s mascot is the Husky, the experience is being promoted as “paws-on.”) … Continue reading

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The quest for nerdy ringtones

About a month ago I had the idea of setting up a page within SingAboutScience.org or a companion site where people could freely download ringtones based on math and science songs. Today our ringtones page houses a decent starter collection … Continue reading

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New additions to the database: Jonny Berliner and Doug Edmonds

Sing About Science’s searchable database now includes over 3700 math and science songs, which seems like a lot. But does it include virtually all of the relevant songs out there? I doubt it. Just yesterday I discovered a couple of … Continue reading

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MASSIVE’s long and winding road

Back in August, I wrote of my intent to get my MASSIVE (Math And Science Song Information, Viewable Everywhere) database up to date after three years of inactivity. I’m pleased to report that MASSIVE now includes many additional songs, pushing … Continue reading

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Noteflight: online software for composing and sharing musical scores

Here at UBEST headquarters, we have experimented with a vidiscript-based “Virtual Studio” for enabling online musical collaborations. This setup should allow users to share and comment upon audio or video files, perhaps representing works in progress, while giving them the … Continue reading

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MASSIVE rebuilding project

Once upon a time — OK, it was in 2004 — I created a free online database of math and science songs, which I called MASSIVE: Math And Science Song Information, Viewable Everywhere. Its visual appeal was limited and so … Continue reading

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Introducing the “Virtual Studio”

For the past three years, Wendy has taught a class at UC-Davis that combines science with music-making. In its current incarnation, the class is known as SAS 42: Earth Water Science Song. Its unique format consists of two one-hour lectures … Continue reading

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