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David Hurst Thomas is an archaeologist at the American Museum of Natural History. In this episode, he answers students' question about mummies. Part of the "Ask a Scientist About" series.

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Runtime: 9 minutes 33 seconds

Black frog with yellow stripes that is approximately twice as long as the tip of a pencil (pencil included for size comparison). Caption: this tiny little Eleutherodactylus frog.
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Episode 1
9 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Coral reef with fish swimming in the vivid blue water above and two snorkelers at the water's surface. Caption: it has a lot of fish, it has less algae,
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Episode 2
8 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Person sitting in front of a bookcase with books on various scientific subject. Caption: Microbes come in a huge variety of shapes--
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Episode 3
4 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 4
9 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Body of water with plants floating on the surface near the shore, trees right up to the water's edge in the background. Spanish Captions.
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Episode 5
9 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8

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    Kym Z. (Bethlehem, PA)
    October 2nd, 2019 at 03:14 PM

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