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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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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4 minute lesson

Your Spare Hair Could Clean the Ocean!

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.

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7 minute lesson

A Closer Look at the Dinosaurs with Us Today!

Dinosaurs are not as extinct as we may think! Birds are the walking, squawking, relatives of these ancient creatures. Here’s how scientists figured that out!

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6 minute lesson

Peering into Space: The Image that Changed Everything

Can an image change the way we think about ourselves? In 1996 an image that looked deep into space did! This is the story of the Hubble Deep Field image and how it changed the way we think about our place in the universe.

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15 minute lesson

Not Your Average Museum Specimens

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is putting together a unique collection of museum specimens and you could be one of them!

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5 minute lesson

Rabbits Everywhere!

Ōkunoshima island is overrun with rabbits. This unique place with a strange history teaches us about the fragility of our complex ecosystem.

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9 minute lesson

Can Video Games Be Good For You?

Did you know video games could potentially be used as medicine? Researchers are finding ways to use gaming to help treat things like ADHD, autism, and depression!

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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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7 minute lesson

NeuroLife Is Rebuilding Brains!

Ian Burkhart and the folks at NeuroLife are reconnecting brain to body even after the debilitating effects of a spinal injury.

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