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Lab equipment in background with illustration of DNA strand, question marks, and an arrow pointing to the horn on a unicorn. Caption: We'd want to know what parts of the genome make the horn.
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Episode 2
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Lab equipment in background with illustration of connected neurons. Caption: glia activate and help fix the neurons
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Episode 1
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
A fossil in a rock.`Caption: More than 50 species are brand new to science,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 26
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person sitting in front of a bookcase with books on various scientific subject. Caption: Microbes come in a huge variety of shapes--
Ask a Scientist About
Episode 3
4 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
illustration depicts a close knitted structure of the nerves. Caption: are now hardwired in because we use them so often.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 14
1 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person in shorts and a t-shirt running by a green field. Caption: We all benefit from being stronger,
18 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a cell split in two that appears to be ready to eat something. Caption: T-Cells produce proteins that turn ordinary macrophages into killers
Biology
Episode 6
34 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A roughly tear-drop shaped object with a thin outer layer, a wider middle layer, and a central space. Caption: A gastrula is an embryo made of three cell layers.
Biology
Episode 5
21 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The skull of an animal with long, sharp teeth. Caption: And those teeth are incredibly strong.
3 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
A skeletal bone is being placed on a table.
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a skeleton approximately the length of her thumb. Caption: …each of the limbs, and the scapula.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 7
5 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of an animal with a pointed snout, large claws, and overlapping scales covering its body. Caption: They are covered in keratin scales,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 2
4 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a taxidermized flying squirrel with legs extended. Caption: As you know, flying squirrels don't fly, they glide.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 8
6 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a skeleton. Arrows indicate the front right toe and back left heel. Caption: Their elongated heel bone and Achilles tendon.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 1
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Drawer containing thin, preserved cross sections of the human body. Caption: looking into the body, like you would an x-ray.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 51
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Platypus with a duck-like snout, webbed feet, and a furry body. Caption: They're the craziest things I've seen in my life.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 9
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A man in a white lab coat looking into a microscope. Caption: Examination back in the lab can confirm the species of fern.
44 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A diagram shows six cell parts. Nucleus, Nuclear Membrane, Cytoplasm, Mitochondria, Vacuoles, and cell membrane.
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Microscopic view of pond water teaming with life. Text on image reads, "Core Biology. Microbiology and Genetics."
Core Biology
Episode 4
29 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A group of people inspecting a skeleton.
7 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Points of light against a dark, textured background. Caption: many adaptations to support movement.
Hidden Biodiversity
Episode 4
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blurry city in background. Taste and Smell.
Human + The Future of Our Senses
Episode 4
48 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry city in background. Touch.
Human + The Future of Our Senses
Episode 5
48 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two women exercising with dumbbells. Caption: to make their bodies as strong as can be.
I Can Be Anything I Want to Be A to Z
Episode
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cartoon of a child in a classroom setting standing at the front of the class next to a skeleton. Caption: Your body's made of many parts that help you move and think.
Everyday Science for Preschoolers
Episode 7
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon of a character gesturing to a complex diagram of machinery. Caption: we believe in breaking things down.
The Magic School Bus
Season 1 / Ep 102
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Magic school bus floating in the air while talking to a child in bed. Caption: And to do that they will go straight to the troubled zone--
The Magic School Bus
Season 1 / Ep 103
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Illustration of human torso with area over the upper chest in x-ray vision, showing the rib cage and heart. Caption: the heart.
21 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of the human digestive system. Caption: Then the remains of the food, which is now pretty much waste,
The Miracle Of The Human Body
Season 0 / Ep 2
28 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a human skull with the eyeballs still present. Caption: The human eye is an organ -- an exquisite sensory organ --
The Miracle Of The Human Body
Season 0 / Ep 1
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of tubular structures. Nova science Now. Caption: The answer -- mirror neurons,
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man and woman walking with arms around each other's waist. Caption: humans are truly a privileged species,
32 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Kaleidoscopic pattern primarily in blues and greens. Caption: I worked more and more on generating these images.
Artrageous With Nate
Season 0 / Ep 9
6 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Computer screen showing a cross section of the human brain. Caption: and it's a fundamentally new way to see the brain.
Science Nation
Episode 18
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Brightly colored bird with a beak almost as large as its body. Caption: You'd think it would be too beak-heavy to fly.
Science Nation
Episode 200
4 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Bat with wings extended spots on the rib of one wing highlighted. Caption: We're interested in bat flight mechanics and how they fly.
Science Nation
Episode 169
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person working on a robotic leg that is wearing a shoe. Caption: This is a battery that powers everything.
Science Nation
Episode 92
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman in front of a computer screen in a dimly lit space. Caption: about impacts of night shift work on a woman's body clock.
Science Nation
Episode 154
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person with a fabric cap strapped to their head. The cap has metal rivets and wires attached. Captions: (female) it feels maybe like a mild itchy or tingling sensation.
Science Nation
Episode 8
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person sitting at a table across from a robot. On the table in front of them are objects of different shapes and colors. Caption: Would you put the green object with one peg into the red box?
Science Nation
Episode 98
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A gray eel. National Aquarium. Caption: an electric eel can generate enough current to stun its prey.
Science Nation
Episode 89
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup view of very thin wires forming concentric squares and other geometric patterns. Caption: these circuits are thinner than a hair
Science Nation
Episode 100
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person placing an object under a microscope. Caption: for nerves to regrow themselves
Science Nation
Episode 81
2 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a large animal skull. Caption: The teeth on this thing are huge.
Science Nation
Episode 133
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Alligator in grass. Caption: for a population and genetics survey of alligators.
Science Nation
Episode 88
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cross section of the human brain. Caption: creating a virtual 3-D image of the brain.
Science Nation
Episode 119
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person walking on a treadmill with sensors attached to their legs. Caption: (narrator) What if you could alleviate pain by changing your stride?
Science Nation
Episode 75
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Diagram of an orange sphere. Part of the shell of the sphere is removed to show the white interior. On the surface of the sphere are small, brightly colored spots. Caption: help protect against the toxins they make.
Science Nation
Episode 35
3 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people standing at a counter checking in with a receptionist. Caption: So they joined a live donor kidney exchange program.
Science Nation
Episode 63
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A snake with eyes covered. Caption: this snake strikes its prey with pinpoint precision.
Science Nation
Episode 56
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A device strapped on a man's hand. Caption: That device strapped to his arm is a sweat biosensor.
Science Nation
Episode 251
3 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person with head laying on pillow while wearing a cap with wires attached. Caption: and how you can boost how much you remember while you snooze.
Science Nation
Episode 60
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Red, black, and white snakes in a tube. People in white lab coats and gloves are in the background. Caption: They can go many places things with arms and legs can't.
Science Nation
Episode 203
5 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Model of a human head being brushed by whiskers attached to wires protruding from a metal post. Caption: by a set of artificial wire whiskers,
Science Nation
Episode 193
4 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Graphic of light and dark blue spheres of various sizes. Caption: The food molecules fuel cellular respiration.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 108
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computerized image of a skull. Caption: The axial skeleton consists of the skull,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 141
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Negative feedback loop. Control center (brain), effector, response, feedback, stimuli, receptor, back to control center. Caption: The control center determines the appropriate response.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 110
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a mottled brown spider. Caption: arachnids and crustaceans, have a skeleton on the outside
Science Video Vocab
Episode 134
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Two people walking down a hallway. Caption: we chat with DNA scientist Bruce Jackson,
Scientists & Engineers On Sofas (And Other Furnishings)
Episode 1
7 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a bear in snow. Caption: for the long winter's nap,
Seasonal Science
Episode 2
2 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A hummingbird drinking nectar out of a flower.
5 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A sunflower is labeled, Dormancy, to sleep, and, Tropism, to turn.
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A group of people inspecting a waterbody.
10 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Magnified view of cells. Caption: to allow liver cells to grow into functional livers.
Science Out Loud
Episode 18
4 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Diagram of human upper body with heart, lungs, and circulatory system visible. Caption: such as the respiratory system
10 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6