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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4 minute lesson

Penguins and Puppies: the Perfect Pair!

When foxes threatened the penguin population of Australia’s Middle Island, the perfect solution came from an unexpected place: a chicken farm!

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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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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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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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14 minute lesson

Should We All Be Eating Insects?

Have you ever eaten a bug? Our planet could be happier if we all started eating insects, and theres a movement to bring them into the culinary world.

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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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4 minute lesson

The Remarkable Intelligence of Octopus Tentacles

Did you know that an octopus can smell through their tentacles?

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6 minute lesson

Could Something Called “Slime Mold” Be Smart?

Weve been told not to judge a book by the cover… but does that also apply to mold? Let’s learn about the impressive intelligence of slime mold!

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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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4 minute lesson

Ghosts in the Night: How Owls Fly Silently

Learn about what makes owls so quiet and deadly.

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