Newport News Public Schools TV and the Telecommunications Center

Taking advantage of the latest digital animation techniques, Science Gossip summarizes the careers of important figures from the History of Science.

Although scientific rigor is respected, the point of view is more light hearted and amusing so that viewers receive short, dynamic doses of interesting information about each scientist, complemented by curious anecdotes.

First class information, totally true, fully proved and lots of fun!

13 episodes

Elementary students

Approx. 7 minutes each

Show descriptions:

Charles Darwin: The Ape Man


Isaac Newton: The Smartest Kid In Town


Nikola Tesla: The Forgotten Genius


Johannes Kepler: The Music Of The Spheres


Galileo Galilei: And Yet It Moves


Albert Einstein: Everything Is Relative


Benjamin Franklin: Science & Politics


Marie Curie: The Radium Woman!


Louis Pasteur: Get Vaccinated!


Pythagoras: Number, Numbers!


Euclid: The Elements!


Thomas Robert Malthus: Numbers & People!


Alessandro Volta: Batteries Not Included!