2 minute lesson

Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

The snake robot takes inspiration from the way snakes move to find new ways to explore the world. Check out how biomimicry combines engineering and nature!

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8 minute lesson

What are Dolphins Trying to Say to Us?

Is it possible to communicate with dolphins? Researchers are discovering ways to understand the communication between these animals, and now how to talk back!

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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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6 minute lesson

The Bacteria that Lights Up This Squid’s Life

The bobtail squid has made friends with an unlikely organism, a bacteria that helps it glow at night. Together they are a remarkable example of how life finds a way to survive through symbiosis.

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4 minute lesson

Giant Crystal Cave: An Underground Wonder!

Mexico’s Crystal Cave is home to some of the planet’s most remarkable crystal formations. After its accidental discovery, it has become a wonder to see!

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5 minute lesson

Decoding Dinosaur Feathers

Did you know we can figure out the color of dinosaur feathers? Using physics and biology together, scientists are able to see dinosaurs as they once were!

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9 minute lesson

Exploring the Salween River Before It’s Too Late

How do you save an environment if you don’t know anything about it? Meet the organization helping people experience waterways before they disappear forever!

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3 minute lesson

What Happens When Athletes and Scientists Team Up?

Adventure Scientists is training outdoor enthusiasts to become citizen scientists to help researchers understand some of the world’s most remote regions!

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6 minute lesson

The Unbelievable World of the Birds-of-Paradise

Birds-of-Paradise are some of the most distinct and beautiful species on Earth. Learn about the project that is documenting these magnificent birds.

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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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4 minute lesson

Turn Your Phone Into a Microscope!

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!

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5 minute lesson

Getting Energy from Our Food Scraps!

Meet the HORSE, a powerful machine combining technology and bacteria to help us better manage our food waste while generating energy!

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7 minute lesson

It’s a Dog, It’s a Deer, It’s a… Whale?

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.

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5 minute lesson

History of Earth on a Football Field!

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.

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4 minute lesson

Drones Helping to Explore Life on the Edge of a Volcano

What happens when you fly a drone too close to a volcano? What kind of life do you find living in one of the planet’s most extreme environments? This journey to the edge of one of the planet’s active volcanoes has some answers!

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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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