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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.

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.

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.

NASA Tutorial - Why isn't Pluto a planet anymore?

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

What actually are planets, asteroids and dwarf planets? Here, Dr. Robert Hurt from the Spitzer Science Center in California, touches upon this intriguing question. In addition, he addresses the status of Pluto and how it recently came to pass that, what was once considered our solar system's most distant planet, has recently been demoted and... why? Enjoy!

National Geographic - New Human Ancestor Discovered View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Within a deep and narrow cave in South Africa, paleoanthropologist Lee Berger and his team found fossil remains belonging to the newest member of our human family. The Homo naledi discovery adds another exciting chapter to the human evolution story by introducing an ancestor that was primitive, but shared physical characteristics with modern humans.

Nature & Wildlife - Search for the Ghost Bear - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Fascinating footage, our journey begins in Alaska's Katmai National Park, both inhospitable and beautiful. We observe brown bears as they hunt salmon, track the rare glacier bear, and then continue south to British Columbia on our hunt for the rare Kermode bear, also called ghost bear or spirit bear.

Nature & Wildlife - Search for the Ghost Bear - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Our journey begins in Alaska's Katmai National Park, both inhospitable and beautiful. We observe brown bears as they hunt salmon, we track the rare glacier bear, and then we continue south to British Columbia on our hunt for the rare Kermode bear, also called ghost bear or spirit bear.

Nature & Wildlife - Search for the Ghost Bear - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

More stunning footage from Alaska shows, up close and personal, the brown bears in action - hunting for salmon and caring for their young. Enjoy!

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