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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6 minute lesson

How Dance is Informing Wheelchair Technology

Take a look at this marvelous integration of arts and technology!

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10 minute lesson

Better Living Through Robotics

Robots are all around us! But how are they going to affect our future?

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5 minute lesson

Redefining Failure with Brilliant Scientific Accidents

Failure can bring us more success than we normally assume. Check out a few of the scientific accidents that have changed what we know about the world!

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9 minute lesson

The Art, Technology, and Wonder of Filming Wildlife

Have you ever seen a wildlife film? Here’s how they’re able to get those amazing shots.

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5 minute lesson

The Blind Astronomer Gazing into the Universe

Tim Doucette has learned to use his unique eyesight to help him see deep into the night sky. Here is his story.

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4 minute lesson

What Can A Thousand Swarming Robots Teach us About Nature?

The best technology mimics nature. These tiny robots are just one example!

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5 minute lesson

Visit the Water Park of an Inspired Future!

Morgan’s Inspiration Island is the world’s first ultra-accessible water park, and this remarkable place not only connects kids with the power of fun but is spurring on meaningful innovation!

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4 minute lesson

Powering Your World with Fish Scales?

Did you know that fish scales can generate electricity? Let’s learn how!

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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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5 minute lesson

Sailing Through Space on the Power of the Sun

LightSail 2 is a crowdfunded mission to space to test out a technology called solar sailing that could revolutionize space exploration!

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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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6 minute lesson

Using Technology to Save Endangered Languages

How is technology changing the future of language? With the smart use of technology, we can work to preserve the languages that are at risk of going extinct and save the knowledge that could be lost!

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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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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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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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