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Joseph Dattilo

Writer, Electrical Engineer, CEO and founder of Virtuabotix LLC, and completely crazy in every way.

SSD Crash took out my main PC

Hey guys, I just wanted to give you all a heads up that I had an SSD drive completely tank in the middle of running yesterday, which has put me behind schedule on YouTube. Luckily I only lost the most recent premiere and photoshop files, and everything else was backed up. That said, I will […]

Density Experiment with Oil, Water, and Food Coloring!

Today’s experiment is about density and color. Using salt, water, oil, and food coloring watch as we learn about density, and make beautiful color magic… before it turns all brown (lol). This easy to do experiment requires, salt, water, oil, and food coloring. Start by filling a cup or other glass container with water, then […]

Science with BOOGERS! Preparing and examining boogers under the Microscope.

As promised in an earlier episode, we are doing an episode dedicated to Boogers! Watch as we collect our boogers, and prepare a disgusting slide to look at under the microscope at 40x, 100x, 400x, and 1000x. To do this experiment you will need a microscope, a slide, a slide cover, green food coloring, and […]

Science with Bouyancy Experiments for Kids!

Today for a change of pace we did a project you can do with pretty much no equipment at all. Just a bowl of water, and some clay/Playdough and tin foil. The idea behind the experiment came from my son asking me if metal boats could float. The answer of course is a resounding yes, […]

All new theme for JosephDattilo.com

I have been posting a lot more frequently, and have started using YouTube quite heavily. As a result I have decided to do a serious overhaul on the sites theme and layout. There are a few things that you should notice have improved. The menus are easier to understand, and generally simplified. Videos are now […]

Water Bears at 400x parts 1, 2, and 3 released!

Join us as we look even closer at the humble Water Bear! Also known as a Tardigrade, this is a follow on to our series on Hunting for Water Bears where we delve deeper, and get some really good footage of a Tardigrade at 400x magnification. This is a follow up to our previous videos […]

Water Bears at 400x Part 2

Join us as we find another Water Bear and get even more amazing shots at 400x magnification. We named this one Red the Water Bear. We also name him and discuss the protein content of worms. This is part of our Water Bear hunting series, and the follow on to our Water Bears at 400x […]

Water Bears At 400x Part 1

Join us as we look even closer at the humble Water Bear! Also known as a Tardigrade, this is a follow on to our series on Hunting for Water Bears where we delve deeper, and get some really good footage of a Tardigrade at 400x magnification. This is a follow up to our previous videos […]

Science with Fire Extinguishers! Putting out a fire.

Join us as I teach Vincent how to use a Fire Extinguisher, and learn some important tips on how to use on yourself! I hope everyone had a fun and safe fourth of July, and can’t wait to see your ideas for our future videos. Please like, comment, and subscribe!  

Checkout these creepy crawly worms

So we are filming for a full fourth of july Science episode (the weekend included a neighbors house catching fire during filming). This one of the first clips we took with our low magnification Amscope before we decided to make a Science show. Notice how at 40x what looked like innocuouse mud is terrifying.