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Science Nation: Novel Approach Advances Home and Health Sensors

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With support from the National Science Foundation, computer scientist Shwetak Patel and his team at the University of Washington are developing new sensing systems to empower people to make better-informed decisions for themselves and their homes. Patel's initial interest was in providing the most detailed information yet for consumers about their energy and water consumption, and most of that technology has already been transferred to the marketplace. Part of the "Science Nation" series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes

Science Nation
Episode 1
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
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Episode 9
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Episode 10
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