6 minute lesson
What if we brought back the animals we’ve lost? What kind of effect would they have on the planet? ‘
4 minute lesson
Cenotes might seem like nothing more than big pits, but these underground caves are central to the vibrant ecological health of the Yucatan jungle.
3 minute lesson
Art speaks to us through the ages, here’s what the portraits of 500 years of women look like beside each other.
Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.
She’s credited with completely changing how American’s view “Chinese food”. It takes quite a person to have this effect on a country, so let’s learn about her!
9 minute lesson
This is what happens when you give a master graffiti artist an entire building.
Learn about what makes owls so quiet and deadly.
The lunch at this school in Japan could be described as delightful and inspiring… can yours? See what they’re up to!
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!
What do you think it’s like to see Earth from space? Let’s hear from some astronauts.
5 minute lesson
How are sharks such amazing, powerful predators? Evolution has done some pretty impressive work. Let’s learn about it!
8 minute lesson
What if you could keep playing with Legos your entire life? Thats what Nathan Sawaya did!
14 minute lesson
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.
11 minute lesson
How are robots changing our lives? How long have we been making robots? Should we even be afraid of them?
Could this natural material actually be the technology of the future? Let’s see how fungus could become a bigger part of our lives!
If we want to look at earth’s history, we may want to look at some of the smallest pieces. Let’s see what sand can teach us!
Did you know that an octopus can smell through their tentacles?
Ada Lovelace is widely considered to be the world’s first computer programmer. Check out her remarkable story!
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.
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space! A lot comes with that title, so let’s take a look at her journey.
From insects to prairie dogs, let’s meet some of the planets more remarkable engineers.
Orchids have some super sneaky ways of surviving!
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!
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.
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