5 minute lesson

Discover the Man Who Sees Only with Sound! He’s Redefining What’s “Impossible”!

How can a man without eyes ride a bicycle or navigate busy streets? Using a form of echolocation, Daniel Kish is able to see with sound and teach others to do the same!

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5 minute lesson

Why Are Our Phones Addicting?

It seems the world has a problem with phone addiction, so what can we do about it? Here’s how your phone is getting your attention and how you can fix it!

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3 minute lesson

What is Empathy and How Can We Use It to Make the World Better?

What is empathy? How can we use empathy to make the world better? Here are some simple skills to help you start using empathy more often!

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8 minute lesson

Teeth: the Most Underrated Marvel of Nature?

Do you know how teeth grow? It’s actually a fascinating process that started before you even had a brain! Learn more about this marvel of our biology!

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4 minute lesson

Why Don’t We See More Positive News?

Why don’t we seem more positive news? Progress is happening around the world, so why do we hear so many negative stories? Here’s how we can change that!

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10 minute lesson

Why We Need Quiet Places!

Quiet places in nature are disappearing. Meet the man who is saving silence to help us connect with nature and stay healthier!

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6 minute lesson

Could Flies Change the Future of Farming?

Black soldier flies could change the future of farming by helping us create closed-loop systems for our food! Find out how!

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13 minute lesson

How Music Reshapes Our Brains

Music is a human universal and has a deep impact on us. Here’s how music affects our brains and the ways it reshapes us at a fundamental level.

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3 minute lesson

Our Plastic Waste Problem: It’s Not About Perfection

Reducing our single-use plastics isn’t about perfection, it’s about progress. Here are some simple ways you can get started or inspire your community!

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3 minute lesson

Bill Gates Drinks Sewage: Introducing the Omniprocessor

What if your glass of water was raw sewage just 5 minutes ago! The Omniproccessor is turning waste into safe, clean drinking water for people in developing countries, here’s how!

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13 minute lesson

Chickpeas: Doing the Hum-Most!

Chickpeas may seem like a humble food, but how they came to be loved by people around the world, and how we grow them is a fascinating look at how the foods we love make it to our tables!

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4 minute lesson

Solutions from the Spinach King

What if, more often, we saw problems in our communities and took matters into our own hands to fix them? Innovation happens when we see a problem, know the hardships involved in making it a reality, and press on anyway! For Lufefe Nomjana, the “Spinach King”, seeing a need in the community and innovating a solution has… Read more »

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3 minute lesson

Detecting Malaria with Magnets

Can low-tech solutions solve major medical problems? Find out how scientists are developing a technology that can detect malaria using magnets!

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8 minute lesson

Celebrating Culture and Empowering Youth in Hawaii

How can farming help to educate students and empower them to become community leaders? Here’s how MA’O Farms is empowering Hawaiian youth through a unique celebration of cultural traditions!

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5 minute lesson

The Beautiful World of Bacteria

What happens when you combine bacteria and art? This artist turned the bacteria of the New York subway system into beautiful works of art!

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8 minute lesson

When Robotics and Music Collide!

Can robots really make music? The musician Jason Barnes would probably say yes, and then blow you away with his cyborg drumming hand. Here’s his story and how music and robots are colliding!

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