Bob Pflugfelder Watertown, MA
Things Will Fly Through The Air: Inspiring Science Through Chaos
Chaos in the classroom would normally describe a teacher’s worst day. Yet for Bob Pflugfelder, chaos has a unique side effect that makes it a powerful teaching tool both in the classroom, and on late night talk shows.
“Science Bob ” Pflugfelder is a science communicator, teacher, maker, author, and presenter who knows how to make the world of science come alive in a big way. He regularly appears on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and Live With Kelly & Ryan, as well as guest starring as himself on several episodes of Nickelodeon’s Nicky, Ricky Dicky, & Dawn. Bob has also appeared on television internationally in Japan, Rome, and Singapore.
Bob shares his excitement of science at many science and maker events including: The World Science Festival, The White House Science Fair, USA Science & Engineering Festival, The Singapore Science Festival, World MakerFaire, and MakerFaire Rome.
His popular Nick & Tesla children’s book series has encouraged many elementary and middle school students to read and to build their own gadgets. To date, the series has been translated into 10 languages.
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