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7 minutes

Making Music with Lightning?

Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.

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14 minutes

An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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9 minutes

How is an Eel Like a Taser?

What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.

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10 minutes

Bringing Gratitude into the Classroom

What if gratitude was a daily habit? How would our lives change? Here’s how one school is bringing gratitude into the classroom and having a major impact on the lives of their students!

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5 minutes

The Most Successful Play of All Time

What if empathy and kindness would come naturally to kids, if we just stopped micro-managing their every move? Take a look at this wonderful lesson to all of us, taught by some middle-school boys.

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11 minutes

Better Living Through Robotics

What does the future of robotics look like? Well, it turns out those utopian ideas of a 21st century filled with robots might not be so far off! Here’s a look at what’s possible!

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9 minutes

Preparing For Excellence

The college process can be scary. Intimidating applications, tests, and interviews can deter and discourage students. Here’s a school empowering students to succeed!

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7 minutes

Continental Collision Course

Not many of us stop to think about what the world looked like before our continents separated and then re-connected in a new way many years ago. Why does it still matter? Fascinating food for thought here today! Take a look…

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10 minutes

The Tale of the Flapper and the Panda

Where did our love for pandas begin? Arguably with a flapper and a panda named Su Lin. Here’s their remarkable story and a little look at how pandas have come to influence our conservation efforts!

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7 minutes

Get a Backbone!

What if life on earth never evolved a solid scaffolding: bones? Can we imagine a planet where soft bodies like worms and octopus evolved big brains? Our backbone seems to have changed everything and the story of it’s evolution is fascinating.

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5 minutes

How Old are You really?

How old are you? Are you sure? Biology is showing us that our real age isn’t as old as we think, and this is leading us to ask some big questions!