The Price of Beauty: What you don't know might hurt you
Students study cosmetic safety issues and concerns raised by advocacy groups. They create a cosmetic safety brochure designed for the average consumer, to create awareness about cosmetic safety concerns.
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You Are What You Eat: Testing for Organic Compounds in Foods
We have all heard that we are what you eat, but what are we eating? An informative lesson opens with a discussion of the foods pupils have recently eaten. Then, young scientists perform four experiments on seven different foods to...
8th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review DNA Doesn’t Look Like What You Think!
DNA forms a double helix, but that is not what it looks like. A fact-filled video takes on this inaccuracy as part of an extensive playlist on biology. It shares the recent discoveries about what DNA looks like as well as the many...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happens at the Edge of the Universe?
The cosmic even horizon of the universe is closer to us than the particle horizon. Space Time's Cosmology playlist tackles this and other complex concepts about the universe. The video discusses how the scientists define the edge of the...
10 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
3 Senses You Didn't Know You Had
Our five senses tell us a lot, but they don't tell us everything! Young biologists learn about three lesser-known senses in an enlightening video, the 147th in a science video series. The narrator explains the structures and chemical...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
We're Oversalting Our Food, and It's Not What You Think
Would you believe we are salting our food as it grows? Water tables rise in areas cleared for crops causing the salty water to reach the roots of those crops. The video narrator explains the negative effects on plants as well as...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Should You Eat Every Day?
Many religions and diets suggest fasting, but what does the science say about this method? An interesting video takes on fasting from an evolutionary and scientific perspective as part of a larger biology playlist. It discusses the...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Poison vs. Venom: What's the Difference?
Did you know that poison and venom are not the same? Both are toxic, but poison must be inhaled, ingested, or absorbed, while venom must be injected into a wound. The narrator explains that some toxic compounds may be used for good, as...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What on Earth is Spin?
If your head is spinning when you consider teaching the action of spinning, this video is sure to settle things. First, the motion is defined and described. The conservation of angular momentum, the Coriolis effect, and the air pressure...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable