4 minute lesson
Plants enlist a lot of different tactics to survive. The corpse flower has the title of the stinkiest flower, so lets see what its up to.
7 minute lesson
Art has a way of opening doors for future generations. Heres the story of Hussein Smko, a dancer from Iraq who is creating opportunities for others.
8 minute lesson
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space! A lot comes with that title, so let’s take a look at her journey.
3 minute lesson
From insects to prairie dogs, let’s meet some of the planets more remarkable engineers.
Orchids have some super sneaky ways of surviving!
6 minute lesson
The possibilities are endless with today’s technology.
Whats the point in persuing a hobby like penny farthing? There may be some clues to us all finding joy in the reason.
10 minute lesson
A lot of species are in danger of extinction, but there are a few who have made it back from the brink!
How meteorites changed our understanding of space, and why they are still important to us today!
5 minute lesson
Training your nose can transform your world! Here’s how you can learn to recognize small differences in your surroundings that you wouldn’t have noticed before!
17 minute lesson
Welcome to Biosphere 2, the closest thing to Earth… on Earth?
Ken Butler is showing us a unique version of innovation by turning trash into musical instruments!
The Orchid Mantis is one of nature’s most beautiful disguise artists. These creatures have found a way to fit into a unique niche in the natural world.
A man’s perspective on the world changes with an encounter with bananas.
When you’re living in space what do you dream about? What do you miss most about earth? Here’s a little perspective from an astronaut on those questions.
Take a look at this marvelous integration of arts and technology!
The way that these little friends go about it is fascinating. Let’s learn how!
Are our emotions universal? Will someone on the other side of the globe express theirs the same way that you do? Find out today on EWCed!
In a time before we understood extinction, sometimes the fossils we discovered were used to support the existence of mythical beasts. Here are some of them!
9 minute lesson
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? Here’s why that happens and how you can stop it!
Butterflies may be beautiful but the caterpillar is an underappreciated part of the natural world.
Robots are all around us! But how are they going to affect our future?
Hula isn’t just a beautiful dance, it is also a form of storytelling, a celebration of culture, and a feat of athleticism!
12 minute lesson
Can something like skateboarding change people’s lives? Meet some kids who are proving it can!
You may know that coral is important, but how does it grow? These beautiful creatures are more complex than you may think!
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!
It can be a struggle to accurately depict a map of the world, but it’s fascinating to see how it’s done!
Have you ever seen a wildlife film? Here’s how they’re able to get those amazing shots.
Did you know you can build an immunity to fear? Here are a few tips you can use when life gets a little overwhelming. Learn more on EWCed!
Matt Bray gets strangers to dance together and get out of there comfort zones to try new things!
Have you heard of your microbiome? Your body is home to microorganisms of all kinds that help to keep you healthy and alive!
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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