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Bill Nye

Culminating Unit =Environmental Science

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Environmental Science Topic!!
Bill Nye
Who Is Bill Nye?
Personal Life
Scientific work
Bill Nye is a scientist, engineer, and inventor. Bill Nye is a man with a mission to help people understand and communicate using science in a much more entertaining and spontaneous way.

Bill Nye was born on November 27, 1955 in Washington, D.C. United States. Bill Nye's birth name is "William Sanford Nye". He is also known as Bill Nye The Science Guy.

•Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, License # 21531Cornell University, Ithaca NY – 1977
•PhD Honoris Causa, Doctor of Humane Letters, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD – 2008
•Honorary PhD, Goucher College, Washington DC – 2000
•Honorary PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy NY – 1999

Nye has lived in Los Angeles since 2006 and also owned a house on mercer island. Nye enjoys playing baseball and does experiments involving the physics of the game. Nye was married to his fiance of five months, musician Blair Tindall, on February 3, 2006. Later nye had left the relationship 7 weeks later when the marriage license was declared invalid.

Besides science Nye is a self-proclaimed avid swing dancer. Nye has been in local dances in the Los Angeles.

In the early 2000s, Nye assisted in the development of a small sundial that was included in the Mars Exploration Rover missions. Known as MarsDial, it included small colored panels to provide a basis for color calibration in addition to helping keep track of time. From 2005 to 2010 Nye was the vice president of The Planetary Society, an organization that advocates space science research and the exploration of other planets, particularly Mars. He became the organization's second Executive Director in September 2010 when Louis Friedman stepped down.

Nye is a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, a U.S. non-profit scientific and educational organization whose aim is to promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the use of reason in examining controversial and extraordinary claims.Interviewed by John Rael for the Independent Investigation Group IIG, Nye stated that his "concern right now... scientific illiteracy... you "the public" don't have enough rudimentary knowledge of the universe to evaluate claims. In November 2012, Nye launched a Kickstarter project for an educational Aerodynamics game, AERO 3D. This game, if fully funded, will be available for iPads in Spring 2013.




Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series, “Disney Presents Bill Nye The Science Guy,” National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 1997-1998

Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series, “Disney Presents Bill Nye The Science Guy,” National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 1998-1999,
1997-1998, 1996-1997, 1995-1996, 1994-1995

Emmy Award for Outstanding Producer in a Children’s Series, “Disney Presents Bill Nye The Science Guy,” National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 1998-1999

International Science Advocate Award, Council for Elementary Science International 2000

Best Children’s Live Action Show, Environmental Media Awards 1994, 1996-1998

Carl Sagan Candle in the Dark Award for the Development of Critical Thinking 1998

Distinguished Award for Conservation, U.S. Forest Service 1997

International Film and Video Festival Gold Camera Award 1992

Videos And Episodes
Bill Nye Had made about 100 episodes of Bill Nye The Science Guy . The Show was made out of the three category's of science witch are Life science, Physical science, and Planetary science. In the three category's Bill Nye had made 19 Humans videos, 25 Living things videos, 5 Chemistry videos, 22 physics videos, 22 Earth science videos, and 7 Space science videos.

Bill Was also in a t.v series called Back To The Future this show had 2 seasons and had about 26 Episodes. Back to the Future is an animated series for television based on the Back to the Future trilogy of feature films.
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