6 minute lesson

Kelp! It’s Green, It’s Slimy, It’s…Tasty?

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.

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7 minute lesson

Biomimicry: Letting Nature Be the Teacher!

Biomimicry is taking inspiration from the elegant simplicity of nature’s design. Human technology that imitates the natural world works better!

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7 minute lesson

Did You Know We Can Garden in Space?

Gardening in space could be the key to living on other planets! Here’s how astronauts on the International Space Station are growing some of the first plants in space.

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5 minute lesson

The Magic and Mystery of Squid Skin

How are these magnificent creatures able to change the color of their skin? Let’s find out.

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4 minute lesson

Exploring Mexico’s Underwater Caves

Cenotes might seem like nothing more than big pits, but these underground caves are central to the vibrant ecological health of the Yucatan jungle.

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5 minute lesson

The Creature that Doesn’t Die?

Have you met hydra? Theyre the only animal that has figured out how to avoid death.

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9 minute lesson

Seeing Dinosaurs from the Inside Out

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…

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4 minute lesson

The Incredible Journey of Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is widely considered the world’s primary expert on chimpanzees, but how did she get to this point?

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5 minute lesson

Turning Pollution into Paint: Toxic Art Project

A scientist and an artist teamed up to fight river pollution by turning it into paint. Here’s their story!

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3 minute lesson

The Power of Flamingo Milk

Flamingos aren’t born pink! Here’s how they get that stunning color in their feathers…

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6 minute lesson

An Astronaut’s Perspective on Earth

What do you think it’s like to see Earth from space? Let’s hear from some astronauts.

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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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8 minute lesson

Helping the Blind See With Their Tongues

The BrainPort V100 is making it possible for people without sight to navigate the world better…by using their tongues.

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4 minute lesson

Deep Sea Oddities: We Aren’t So Different

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?

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7 minute lesson

Capturing the Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie

David Sanford is a photographer who is reminding us of the power of nature through photographing the monstrous waves of Lake Erie.

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5 minute lesson

Exploring the Eight Senses

Most of us know that we have 5 senses… but do you know there are three others? Let’s discover your 8 senses!

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