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CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: Penguin Physics? by Xiangjun Shi [refresh]
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Xiangjun "Shixie" Shi wrote on May. 8, 2014 @ 10:41 GMT
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Penguin Physics: These animations were conceived, designed and produced by members of Communicating Science Through Visual Media, a new joint Brown-RISD course that explores the pedagogy of teaching science concepts through video and animation.

Video Co-Creator(s)

Ana Kim

Sarah Schade

Adam Scherlis

Video Creator Bio

Shixie (Xiangjun Shi) is an independent motion graphics designer based in New York City. Being an immigrant since a tender age, and having lived in China, UK, Singapore, and now the US, Shixie is determined to break down the communication barriers between people through her works, across cultures or academic fields. Her works has been featured in local and international film festivals. Shixie is versatile with a variety of animation techniques, ranging from classical hand drawn to 3D, and has done work for clients including Google, Daptone Record, Adult Swim, PBS, CNBC, and Sundance.

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Joe Fisher wrote on Jul. 7, 2014 @ 16:07 GMT
Dear Ms. Xiangjun Shi,

Your frisky video penguin physics lesson was exhilaratingly utterly charming as well as being highly informative. I do hope that it does well in the competition.

With my regards,

Joe Fisher

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Adam Washington wrote on Aug. 26, 2014 @ 06:19 GMT
Dear Ms. Xiangjun Shi,

I really liked how you blended physics with animation in a very simple, yet compelling way. The method was easy for a novice to understand, and complex enough to foster interest from a more advanced audience. I gave your team 4.5 stars, because I enjoyed what you did and gained a better understanding of the information presented.

It's been challenging to get others in the community to check out my video. I hope that you might take a look at it and rate it. It's “The Escape - Physics and Fairytale" Our aim, too is to stimulate interest for a lay person in physics. My team & I utilized an identifiable character in children's literature (Cinderella) who uses physics to plan her quick escape. While showing the functionality of physics (although for a fictional character) we felt this would help create an interest in others for the field of physics.

I felt you did a good job at this.

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