3 minute lesson

What Is an Algorithm? And Can We Use Them to Change the World?

Algorithms control a lot of our lives, but most of us know very little about them. Here’s an easy way to understand what they are and how they impact us!

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5 minute lesson

What in the World is a Hexaflexagon

Have you heard of the hexaflexagon? This shape is a fascinating look at what happens when mathematics, creativity, and experimentation combine!

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5 minute lesson

Combining Geometry, Science, and Art to Create Crystal Nanoflowers

The natural world is filled with the beauty of geometry. Meet some scientists using chemistry to create crystal nanoflowers that push the limits of nature and explore new frontiers of science.

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4 minute lesson

How Paper Microscopes Can Change the World

Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.

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7 minute lesson

The Very Human Origins of the Modern Computer

The human computers responsible for modern computing are some of the great people lost to history. Here’s how they are inspiring a new generation of coders!

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4 minute lesson

Celebrating The World’s First Programmer!

Ada Lovelace is widely considered to be the world’s first computer programmer. Check out her remarkable story!

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17 minute lesson

Biosphere 2: A Rainforest and a Reef in the Middle of the Desert?

Welcome to Biosphere 2, the closest thing to Earth… on Earth?

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