Bob the bird
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Animation explaining how birds get away with sitting on an electric wire.
Here’s our video explaining why birds are able to sit on a wire without getting electrocuted, enjoy!
Nominee: IOP Best Physics Film (Secondary), 2011
Ooh, now this was an interesting film. It was composed not as a presentation in Powerpoint or the like, but as a program in the Scratch environment. I’ll confess it took me a while to work out how to export it as a movie the rest of you could watch, but I’m really excited by the approach. Scratch is a terrific system for learning the fundamentals of programming, and using it in this way is mighty clever.
It’s a cracking film, too, with a quirky script, charming graphics, and a pretty good explanation. Nice.