4 minute lesson
You have a device in your pocket that can help you access the microscopic world. Here’s how you can create your own DIY smartphone microscope!
7 minute lesson
Modern whales are almost unrecognizable from their ancient ancestors. Here’s how whales went from tiny deer-like creatures to the giants of the sea.
5 minute lesson
Where do humans sit in the history of Earth? Did you know the t-rex is closer in time to us than to the stegosaurus! When you lay out history this way it’s pretty fascinating.
A solution for helping clean our environment could be growing out of your head right now! This idea takes something we have a lot of, hair, and turns it into an environment saving innovation.
Ōkunoshima island is overrun with rabbits. This unique place with a strange history teaches us about the fragility of our complex ecosystem.
There’s a species of beetle that learns a second language just so it can go out to dinner! Paussus favieri uses aggressive mimicry to infiltrate ant colonies
Iceland has suffered the effects of widespread deforestation. Now, the country is looking for innovative ways to get the trees back!
6 minute lesson
Kelp growers are changing the way we think about food and farming with this sea-vegetable that is tasty and changes the ocean ecosystem for the better.
Biomimicry is taking inspiration from the elegant simplicity of nature’s design. Human technology that imitates the natural world works better!
How are these magnificent creatures able to change the color of their skin? Let’s find out.
Have you met hydra? Theyre the only animal that has figured out how to avoid death.
9 minute lesson
Scientists are able to learn more about the lives of dinosaurs than ever before because they can look inside their bones! Look at these amazing discoveries…
We share this planet with deep sea oddities that are a testament to the power of evolution. What can these odd creatures teach us about our place on Earth?
David Sanford is a photographer who is reminding us of the power of nature through photographing the monstrous waves of Lake Erie.
Weve been told not to judge a book by the cover… but does that also apply to mold? Let’s learn about the impressive intelligence of slime mold!
Did you know that there are still dinosaurs walking among us today? Let’s meet the cassowary; a giant bird with blue skin, and a horn shooting from its head.
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