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ABC Science Online - An interview with Douglas Adams

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Douglas Adams was a writer and author best known for “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” Sadly, he died of a massive heart attack in 2001 at the young age of 49. Each year, fans of his work celebrate the 25th of May (or “Towel Day”) as a tribute to the author.

BBC1 The One Show - Kite Power Solutions

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The BBC looks at a new and innovative renewable energy invention, Kite Power Solutions. It is estimated that 30 kites could provide electricity for 75,000 homes.

Chemistry - States of Matter (solids, liquids and gases)

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Learn about the states of matter, solids, liquids and gases, how they're different and where they're found in everyday life.

Chemistry for All | FuseSchool - How Burning Fossil Fuels Leads to Climate Change View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

With help from Fuse School, learn the basics about global warming, particularly how burning fossil fuels adds extra carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, and how this then leads to climate change.

Chemistry for All | FuseSchool - What Is The Natural Greenhouse Effect? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Fuse School: To better understand the science behind global warming, it is important to first understand how the Earth's atmosphere functions. This informative video shows the role of gravity and how the electromagnetic spectrum is involved.

Chemistry for All | FuseSchool - How Does Global Warming Affect The Environment View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

Fuse School: Learn the basics about the effects of global warming on the environment. Some of the problems global warming may cause are changing climate, extremes of weather, problems for ecosystems, rising sea levels, and ocean acidification.

Do You Know? - How do escalators work? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered what an escalator looks like on the inside, or how it works? Here's a brief demonstration.

European Space Agency, ESA - Ambition the film View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

This dazzling short film references the Rosetta mission of the European Space Agency, which intends unlock the mysteries of the comets and, in doing so, the origins of our Solar System.

European Space Agency, ESA - Once upon a time... Rosetta's grand finale View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Rosetta revisits the exciting scientific discoveries she has made during her time at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, including the successful search to find Philae. Now it's time to start preparing to descend to the comet for the end of her extraordinary mission.

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The earth's bodies of water are the focus of this film about evolution. As the narrator points out, the vast depths of the earth's oceans remain barely explored.

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Corals are sessile animals, meaning they are immobile and anchored to one spot for the entirety of their lives. Stony coral, leathery coral, and sea fan coral are featured in this segment, along with the beautiful fish that inhabit coral reefs.

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Brilliantly colorful parrot fish and two-bar sea bream are among the fish featured in this segment. Sea cucumbers, the vacuum cleaners of all the Earth's oceans, also make an appearance.

Fracking explained - Opportunity or danger?

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Fracking is a controversial topic. This animated video tries to take a neutral look at fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger to our drinking water.

Gamification - Can Gaming Cure Cancer? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

On stage at Cannes Lions, game designer and author Jane McGonigal showcased research demonstrating the power that gaming can have in the real world.

Interactive Oceans - The Most Extreme Environment on Earth

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

This video takes a look at hydrothermal vents and the novel life forms that thrive there in the absence of sunlight, fueled by underwater volcanoes. One of these harsh environments is the Axial Seamount off the West Coast of the United States.

Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver - After watching this, your brain will not be the same - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada

In a TEDx Talk, brain researcher Dr. Lara Boyd talks about neuroplasticity, how we learn, and how short-term and long-term memory work.

Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver - After watching this, your brain will not be the same - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada

Lara Boyd talks further about behavior bringing about changes to the brain, and about why it's so hard to recover after a stroke.

Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver - After watching this, your brain will not be the same - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada

Lara Boyd concludes her fascinating talk on the brain, explaining how personalized medicine and biomarkers can apply, not just to recovery from stroke and cancer treatment, but to teaching and learning in everyday life.

NASA - Amazing Physics Experiment confirms Earth's Space-Time Vortex View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

NASA has announced the results of an epic physics experiment which confirms the reality of a space-time vortex around our planet.

NASA - Amazing Experiments with Water in Zero Gravity View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Experimenting with the physics of water in the weightless environment aboard the International Space Station. For more out of this world experiments please check out
physics central.

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