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Science Experiments

Illustration of an old gas stove. Spanish captions.
Invisible Science and Technology Surrounding (Spanish)
Episode 2
25 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of a guitar. Spanish captions.
Invisible Science and Technology Surrounding (Spanish)
Episode 12
29 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of an egg with the egg white and yolk solid next to a thermometer showing 70 degrees Celsius. Spanish captions.
Invisible Science and Technology Surrounding (Spanish)
Episode 9
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person on stage playing a guitar with a machine measuring the vibration coming out of a speaker. Spanish captions.
Invisible Science and Technology Surrounding (Spanish)
Episode 5
28 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of a soccer ball with lines moving away at 90, 0, and 315 degrees. Spanish captions.
Invisible Science and Technology Surrounding (Spanish)
Episode 4
25 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Two different types of bacteria are seen all over a human outline. Caption: 37.2 trillion and 39 trillion.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 20
11 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Infographic shows stacks of paper above text labels. The first is a tall white stack of paper labeled, “Endorse, Human-caused global Warming is Real.” The second is a yellow stack of paper falls down and is labeled, “Excluded, No Position.” The third is a very short stack of red paper is labeled, “Reject, Human-caused global warming is not real.”
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 6 / Ep 10
6 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man talks to us next to a framed image that looks like roots in the ground.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 6 / Ep 17
6 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Diagram. A little human figure with two dotted lines and two crisscrossed lines that represent light. In the middle of the lines is an almond shape that is labeled, “Lens.” The dotted lines lead up to a dark vertical line that is labeled, “Sensor/Retina.” Next to the dark line is an upside down human next to a right side up human that is labeled, “What you see.” Text, “Bending Light.”
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 6 / Ep 8
8 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man with his baseball cap backwards, sits crisscross in a grassy garden outside.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 11
9 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital art shows the Titanic ship half sunk into the ocean with a large iceberg next to it.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 6 / Ep 3
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Orange glare flares out from bright central object and is surrounded by flecks of colored light in outer space.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 9
10 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people standing apart, both wearing surgical masks.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 16
7 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital rendering shows a group of purple, green, and red clumps fused together.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 24
11 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Woman sits in a room with a space mural and a bookcase behind her. There’s an image of a spring coil next to her.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 19
12 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital DNA strands with two orange arrows measure the width and length of the DNA. Text reads, “34A, 21A.”
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 9 / Ep 2
22 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Many hot air balloons taking off into the sky.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 3 / Ep 10
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Man talks to us in a room with a bookcase filled with books and knick-knacks like bird figurines, a Gundam toy, and a small globe. Next to his head is a cartoon overlay of a person being electrocuted coming out of an outhouse.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 23
8 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital illustration of an underground tunnel that goes from San Francisco to New York City.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 9 / Ep 4
11 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Seven different butterflies, where four are placed at the corners facing the butterfly at the center and two at either side of the central butterfly.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 11
11 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man looks at us as he sits in a room with a bookcase filled with books and knick-knacks such as Gundam toys, bird figurines, and dinosaur skeleton miniatures. A white rectangle labeled, “Self-Centered" is next to text that reads, “Other Oriented.”
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 26
16 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man lifts his sunglasses in shock and shows how red and sunburnt his face is. Next to him is an albino man under a glass dome. There are yellow squiggly rays behind them to represent sunrays.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 25
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of a black insect with translucent black wings and black antenna. Caption: our killer can locate her victims remotely.
28 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: Awesome Moments (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 22
26 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: Faces of Sciences (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 14
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: Master of Science (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 2 / Ep 31
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: Natural Science (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 2 / Ep 34
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: Red and Green (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 11
24 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
Still image from: Lab Six: The Time Machine (Spanish)
Lab Six (Spanish)
Season 2 / Ep 35
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Alex Dainis stands in the aisle of her lab with her arms wide open. Caption: Here's the lab.
3 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of a yellow Labrador dog on a leash. Caption: They are clones, copies of the same dog.
Superlife
Episode 1
9 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Building on the banks of a river. A sensor is connected to machinery in the house and measures the river, sending information to a satellite. Caption: The stream gauges record the vertical rise or drop
12 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Three glasses are filled with leaves. To the second glass, isopropyl alcohol is added. Caption: Next, cover the leaves in isopropyl alcohol.
4 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Brown spotted lizard on a tree trunk. Caption: He plans to radio track the lizards.
8 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Green lizard on a rock.  Spanish captions.
9 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of head and shoulders of a manatee swimming under water. Caption: USGS
3 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Closeup of the pointy spires of magnetic liquid that glisten against a white background.
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a clear tube made into a lava lamp with orange liquid at the bottom and orange bubbles floating at the top. A girl in the background holds it from behind.
5 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Three girls wearing matching black shirts and lime green goggles on their heads look down at a homemade volcano. One of them pours liquid into the opening of the volcano as foam erupts down the sides.
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Three girls wearing matching black shirts, clear goggles, and rubber gloves look on with surprise as foam erupts from a homemade volcano. Smiling cartoon girl with her arms out to the side appears in foreground.
3 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
We look down on a circle of bubbly orange slime with an upside down light orange handprint in the middle.
4 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Hand holding a small shiny piece of metal being measured with a ruler. Caption: Next, we investigated the process of measuring
10 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a starry night sky. Text reads, “Are there Earthquakes on Mars?”
Mars in a Minute
Episode
59 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of a starry night sky. Text reads, “What’s Inside Mars?”
Mars in a Minute
Episode
59 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Small spherical object in relief against a red glowing background. Caption: It's the closest planet to our sun,
4 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Three girls wearing white lab coats with lime green goggles on their heads play with bowls of slime. Text in background reads, "Adventure Girls."
4 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Broken pottery with a lump of metal on the ground. Caption: we find iron reduced from the iron(III) oxide.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 7
15 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person pouring clear liquid into 4 beakers. Caption:  Nitric acid is a very strong oxidizing agent.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 6
11 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A black, waist high horse wearing a bridle and halter is being held by a person standing next to it. Caption: the miniature horse has become a popular pet
Superlife
Episode 4
10 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person standing on a round platform holding a wheel. Caption: so the question is, "Why am I spinning?"
MIT Physics Demos
Episode 2
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People in a lab setting, filming an explosion that is occurring in a container. Caption: It dissipated the energy better and didn't explode.
MIT Physics Demos
Episode 1
2 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
International Space Station floats above satellite imagery. Text reads, "Ecostress."
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Closeup of a rock face erupting with small fires through its cracks.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 10
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A person opens the door of a 2-story building with white metal siding and green beams and roof. A sign at the top reads, "The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History." There's a tower with a large model of an atom to one side.
Museum Access
Season 3 / Ep 8
26 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two space rovers stand next to each other beneath a rocky clay colored slope on Mars. Text reads, "NASA Chopper Ready for a Spin on Mars." NASA icon at bottom is labeled, "Jet Propulsion Laboratory. California Institute of Technology."
1 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Several people stand surrounded by bamboo and other foliage while a few look inside small vials. Caption: in the diversity of those millipede families
Natural News From The Field Museum
Season 0 / Ep 5
5 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A woman seated at a desk in a suit jacket surrounded by books and preserved specimens. Inset picture: Bear-like creature - Caption: Beardogs! … They're a thing. As named, they resemble a mash-up for a bear and a dog.
Natural News From The Field Museum
Season 0 / Ep 6
6 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Container labelled CaO with a white powdery substance next to a dish with a granular light brown substance. A person is about to scoop out some CaO. Caption: and also sulfur and oxygen.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 14
19 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
View of a workshop studio where three mechanical creatures lay on separate tables, in various stages of construction, with materials including metals, tubes, plastic, and wood.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 13
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two men wearing hard hats stand on a mechanical lift, coating a building's exterior in a layer of white paint. Protective plastic covers the glass doors, windows, and railings.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 2
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing glasses and a white lab coat speaks while looking at a machine, as Danni Washington watches him with curiosity.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 4
22 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington walks outside along a sunny, paved lot.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 10
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington stands on the grass, talking with a man in what appears to be a park next to a parking lot.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 12
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man standing in a grassy area holds a robotic device with plastic wings spread out like a bird in flight as Danni Washington looks on with a warm smile.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 7
22 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington addresses us with her hands clasped, in front of a sun-dappled patch of grass and an old building.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 3
22 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two pigs, one pink and one brown, stand on a grassy field near us while other pigs congregate in the background, near a large piece of farming equipment on wheels.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 13
22 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bearded man wears a metal apparatus strapped to his chest, gesturing with a gloved hand as he talks.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 8
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man shows Danni Washington a green vining plant as they stand next to a black dress form with a white-patterned garment on it.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 10
22 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close-up of light-colored soft coral, slightly resembling a head of cauliflower, under deep blue sea.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 6
22 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Group of young children wearing athletic clothes play joyfully on a field, appearing to block one child from getting past them.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 1
22 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Overhead view from the top of an incline showing a conveyor belt full of coal coming out from a mine. On the land above ground, heavy work vehicles drive on blackened ground.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 9
22 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close-up of a pile of oyster shells. Logo text reads, "Nature Knows Best."
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 11
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington looks off to the side with interest and a slight smile at something offscreen.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 11
21 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Show's intro montage with Danni Washington in the middle, the show's title card, and an airplane overlayed in the back like it's coming into frame.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 1
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bird with white spots on its black wings perches on a tree. Overlaying this photo is a 2-D animation of a silhouetted swarm of flying birds and dozens of neon green dots.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 3
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington listens to a man as they stand in a laboratory next to a shelf holding aquariums and equipment.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 5
22 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Microscopic imagery compares bacteria cells in neat rows on a sharklet surface versus clusters of bacteria cells on a standard surface starting to spread.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 9
22 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Danni Washington looks at us, standing in front of a green field, as the show's animated title emerges onto the screen.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 6
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Just below the surface of the water, a whale is in the process of rolling over itself on its side.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 5
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
We look from above into a fishbowl holding two spiky sea urchins with black and pink spines.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 12
22 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bald man wearing a T-shirt on a boat in the sea looks over to the right.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 4
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a light blue polo shirt working in a workshop with a wall stacked with surfboards behind him.
Nature Knows Best
Season 2 / Ep 2
22 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close-up of a golden dragonfly holding onto a stem amid a backdrop of green leaves.
Nature Knows Best
Season 1 / Ep 7
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A large beaker with a substance in the bottom, a smaller beaker suspended above it. Caption: and yet their properties are so different.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 8
22 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a mosquito with proboscis piercing human skin. Caption: When a mosquito infects a person with dengue virus,
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Part of a space craft as seen from space. Caption: But are the risks to the astronauts acceptable?
54 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Three girls wearing white lab coats and lime green goggles look down at a jack-o-lantern with glowing foam oozing out of its mouth.
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
3 people with hats, backpacks, and cameras and several horses, some with riders, hike up a dirt trail on a mountain amongst various flora in the fall. Caption. The mountains of Baja.
Ordinary Extraordinary Junco
Episode
1 hour 32 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person holding an open beaker of a clear liquid next to an empty test tube. Caption: Acetic acid is weaker than most inorganic acids.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 15
11 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Beaker of liquid with a yellow substance dissolving. Caption: It was formed by the oxidation of potassium iodide.
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 4
14 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Alex Dainis holds a parafilm in the hand. Caption: This is parafilm.
5 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Water with chunks of ice floating in it. Caption: Freezing and melting are physical changes.
12 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Large number of electric sparks can be seen in a plasma ball.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 6
7 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Object being shot from a tube and smashing against a tennis ball that is sitting in a plastic cup.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 22
14 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Three large speakers are present beneath a stage. Caption: Subwoofers
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 5
6 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A person adds a substance to a bowl of tonic water. Caption: tonic water and corn starch.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 21
6 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The extent of the Large Hardon Collider is demarcated in a satellite view. Caption: C E R N.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 17
14 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A circular ring of tears on a wine glass. Caption: 5 X speed. Credits, Claudia Falcon.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 14
9 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A spring fixed at one end is stretched below resonance, at resonance, and above resonance. The largest stretch in the spring is seen at resonance.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 3
6 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A magnet film is placed on the surface of an electronic device, which results in the appearance of a specific pattern on the magnet film.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 2
6 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A comparison of the view, of letters placed below, through a straw submerged in water and alcohol. The view through water submerged straw is more magnified when compared to the view through alcohol submerged straw.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 7
5 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dianna wears a bright red blazer over a black shirt. She holds up a ladle like a microphone and pretends to interview an orange sitting on a black bar chair next to her. Her laptop is open on a table to her left.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 24
9 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A giant concrete tunnel runs through a desert. Caption: Laser interferometer gravitational wave observatory.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 10
11 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A part of the Large Hadron Collider in C E R N. Notice boards for danger and magnetic field is placed.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 15
10 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A whirlpool forms on the surface of water. Credit: Christine Westerback.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 4
6 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man in suit and bowtie with a blackboard behind him. Blackboard shows two sets of birds in cages, one with lights, one without. Caption: This pioneering experiment would make Rowan famous.
Ordinary Extraordinary Junco
Episode 2
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Streak of light across a night sky with a change in height of 15m and a length of 217m. Caption: If we know the distances and the time the shutter was open,
6 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
White and orange parachute glides diagonally through a dark space. Text reads, "Preparing to Land Perseverance."
2 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
A person jogging on a path. Exercise. Caption: Aerobic exercise, also called cardio,
Psychology Concepts
Episode 2
10 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
We look down on a tray of ice as a person pours electric blue liquid onto it. Bottles of fluorescent liquid rest on a counter in the background.
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Two people at a kitchen counter. Three plastic cups containing liquid sit in front of them. Caption: The water with no salt froze in 15 minutes.
Real World Science
Episode 19
18 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Reliability & Validity. Reliability - the consistency of the findings. Validity - measuring what we set out to measure. Caption: what we set out to measure.
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two bicyclists on a city street with vehicles. Caption: Specifically, motion dynamics.
6 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black-and-white computer drawings split into 3 layers. The top layer depicts fish and reads, "Fish." The middle layer depicts a variety of insects and reads, "Insects." The bottom layer depicts plants and reads, "Algae."
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a small mechanical device with leg-like structures and a circuit board. Caption: is it can jump higher and faster
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Beakers labelled 1M KOH, ind. and 1M HCI. Another beaker with a greenish liquid has a tube with a nozzle at the mouth of it. Caption: The neutral solutions will be changed
School Chemistry Experiments
Episode 9
15 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Bird with white belly, dark back and wings perched on a branch in a thicket. Caption: People are more like birds than we thought.
Ordinary Extraordinary Junco
Episode 1
2 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Graphic shows the silhouette of a human head with the brain illuminated and the label, “100%.”
Xploration Sci Q
Season 1 / Ep 3
19 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Animated astronaut disembarks from a shuttle that has landed on the white rocky landscape of the moon as the sun shines in the distance.
Xploration Sci Q
Season 1 / Ep 1
30 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Blue arrows indicate a cold front moving south towards Kansas and red arrows indicate a warm front moving North into the same region. Areas of North Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Southern South Dakota are highlighted in yellow.
Xploration Sci Q
Season 1 / Ep 2
19 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital illustration shows a backdrop that displays a brown chalkboard covered in scientific equations behind the text, “Sci Q.”
Xploration Sci Q
Season 1 / Ep 5
19 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person pointing to a spot on an image made of pixelated yellow to indigo spots. Caption: The USGS provides ready access to natural science information
8 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Geometric block with holes. Caption: It's time to print something, well, a lot harder: metal.
Science Nation
Episode 219
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
A parent sitting with their baby. Caption: All babies have innate sensitivity to all languages.
Science Nation
Episode 211
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Toddler leaning against a blue background under bright lights while an adult stands by. Caption: to learn more about healthy child development,
Science Nation
Episode 69
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Bat held down by cardboard restraint, pinning wings to body. Caption: how these highly-specialized creatures navigate their world.
Science Nation
Episode 233
3 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
White bird with gray speckles nesting on the ground. Caption: they check nests, count eggs, and keep records
Science Nation
Episode 151
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Monarch butterflies on foliage. Caption: In monarchs, they study a parasite.
Science Nation
Episode 65
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people wearing dark glasses in front of a wall of monitors displaying geometric objects. One person holds a device with four glowing orbs on legs in his hand. Caption: envelop a viewer in a 3-D virtual world.
Science Nation
Episode 52
2 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People on the deck of a boat, one at a large winch. Caption: Their mission: to learn all they can about large lakes.
Science Nation
Episode 102
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People lined up outside a mobile health clinic. Caption: How can we get to the families that need help?
Science Nation
Episode 241
3 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person standing at a control board with reels of tape. Caption: The good old days of reel-to-reel aren't over yet.
Science Nation
Episode 236
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two small seedlings with their roots in the soil. Caption: optimally suited to survive and thrive.
Science Nation
Episode 99
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Fog rising off a lake. Caption: (narrator) The team watches a switch in progress on Swan's Island.
Science Nation
Episode 214
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person wearing a cap covered in wires while manipulating controls which guide something on the computer screen in front of them. Caption: how brain circuitry controls how we move.
Science Nation
Episode 37
3 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Top view of a helipad at the top of a skyscraper. Caption: vulnerable to earthquakes, like in Downtown Los Angeles.
Science Nation
Episode 238
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Hands of an elder person. Caption: (narrator) It worked to steady his shaky hands.
Science Nation
Episode 246
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Concrete building with open walls. Wiring, cables, and other instruments are attached. Caption: with their shake test plans in mind.
Science Nation
Episode 112
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
City with closely placed buildings almost entirely destroyed, very few still standing. Caption: new design standards and building codes.
Science Nation
Episode 47
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A beach. Caption: (Dabiri) we're very interested in how the ocean works.
Science Nation
Episode 253
3 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man walking and looking at trees. Caption: (narrator) Compared to many crops, trees are slow growers.
Science Nation
Episode 208
2 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person pointing at the ground. Caption: study the ants as an invasive species
Science Nation
Episode 66
2 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small rabbit in the snow. Caption: (Shipley) In the winter, it might eat 99% of its diet in sagebrush.
Science Nation
Episode 225
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of a building with plants covering most of the surface area of the roof. Caption: (man) It's a roof of living plants.
Science Nation
Episode 159
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
 Illustration of an energy source on a grid. Caption: and will power more than 650 homes.
Science Nation
Episode 210
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
3D model of the connection of polymers. Caption: the molecules that gave rise to the first polymers of life,
Science Nation
Episode 28
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two insects on a plant. Caption: insects, usually males, have some signature moves:
Science Nation
Episode 222
3 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Electrons in a microscope. Caption: You have to look at them using an electron microscope.
Science Nation
Episode 228
3 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cooling lava turning into stone. Caption: Kilauea is one of the longest currently-erupting volcanoes.
Science Nation
Episode 213
5 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a duckling. Caption: So we study how Mom's actions effect these little guys.
Science Nation
Episode 152
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Circular turbines stacked two-high. People walk in front of them. Caption: designed this 15-foot-tall wall of wind, nicknamed, "WOW."
Science Nation
Episode 74
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3D graphic of a human skull. Red latticework joins the area just under the eye sockets to the top of the jaw. Caption: to one day rebuild faces and lives.
Science Nation
Episode 55
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person wearing a cap with wires and sensors attached while looking at a computer screen. Caption: by studying how brain regions interact,
Science Nation
Episode 105
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
Stacked shelves of cylindrical metal canisters. Caption: (Twickler) This freezer contains more than 10 miles of ice cores
Science Nation
Episode 64
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A person working on a machine. Caption: in the presence of a large magnetic field,
Science Nation
Episode 247
4 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man looking at leaves in a stream. Caption: They're looking at stream health,
Science Nation
Episode 218
3 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman loading a jug onto a cart. Caption: If we can lower the cost of the filtration,
Science Nation
Episode 220
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An Illustration depicts the bone grafting at the ball and socket joint. Caption: a 3 D printed shoulder customized to spec just for her.
Science Nation
Episode 245
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A large ship with equipment and sensors on the deck. Caption: Fourteen years in the planning and construction stages,
Science Nation
Episode 59
2 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Screen displaying power consumption for individual appliances, over a 7-day period, for the total month, and other metrics. Caption: How do we provide users with fine-grained information
Science Nation
Episode 240
3 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A computer drive. Caption: to build out a wide-ranging, urban-sensing project
Science Nation
Episode 223
3 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Glowing orb of a star surrounded by green, nebulous light. Stereo COR1 B. Caption: will suddenly be ejected into interplanetary space.
Science Nation
Episode 232
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of dark, viscous fluid with small bubbles on the surface. Caption: and we can get those volatiles out of the water.
Science Nation
Episode 72
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Two scientists examining a plant. Caption: (narrator) Plant virologist Steven Lommel is in charge.
Science Nation
Episode 212
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person adjusting objects on a table next to a mechanical object with legs. Caption: (Rus) My goal is to make robots more capable, more autonomous--
Science Nation
Episode 57
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Solar panels on a roof top. Caption: But even now, they say solar energy is ready for prime time.
Science Nation
Episode 216
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A large tree with bright green leaves as seen from below. Caption: The forests are working overtime.
Science Nation
Episode 61
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small mechanical objects with wings. Caption: And so began the creation of the Robobee,
Science Nation
Episode 71
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A rock arch in Utah. Caption: of these spectacular geological landmarks.
Science Nation
Episode 244
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A cultivated vegetable garden with inmates and razor-wire-topped chain-link fencing in the background. Caption: science and scientists behind bars as well.
Science Nation
Episode 146
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man releasing water into the air from a pump. Caption: equivalent to a major storm,
Science Nation
Episode 226
4 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young girl in front of an aquarium. Caption: (narrator) The SciGirls are working together as citizen scientists,
Science Nation
Episode 14
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Sea slug crawling on the sea floor. Caption: in the nervous systems of slugs and other animals.
Science Nation
Episode 207
2 minutes 27 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
Closeup of a smiling man wearing a suit jacket and glasses. He looks beyond camera in a room with an old computer monitor in the background.
Science Nation
Episode 148
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A water body. Caption: More people and more buildings mean more strain on the system.
Science Nation
Episode 250
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a smartphone displaying "Galaxy Cluster - The universe is filled with galaxies. 2 billion light years". Caption: It was easier to read than a paper or a book.
Science Nation
Episode 20
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Inflatable object passing through a narrow opening in a solid wall to inflate on the other side. Caption: We call these vine robots because they grow
Science Nation
Episode 237
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The sun seen closely enough to show the light and dark pattern of the surface. Caption: Their mission: put the heat of the sun to work,
Science Nation
Episode 31
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Four soldiers in a desert. Caption: in Kevlar-like body armor.
Science Nation
Episode 206
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a green, circular plant with a white center. Caption: have the ability to make diesel-like fuels.
Science Nation
Episode 50
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Large spider with variegated legs crawling on a person's fingertip. Caption: The silk is from golden orb weaver spiders.
Science Nation
Episode 164
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Spinach leaves suspended from the mouths of plastic bottles over clear liquid. Caption: It was a chance to exercise his innovator's mindset.
Science Nation
Episode 239
2 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
SupraSensor measuring tool. Caption: to detect nitrate fertilizer in soil.
Science Nation
Episode 209
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a lid. Caption: sees bio-inspired surfactants gaining market share,
Science Nation
Episode 217
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
Illustration of human body. Caption: Enzymes, antibodies, even our muscles are all protein based.
Science Nation
Episode 249
3 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Large grey bird perched on the edge of a cage door. Caption: (male narrator) This is Griffin, an African grey parrot.
Science Nation
Episode 125
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Satellite image of a hurricane. Caption: how storms impact cities and towns along our coasts.
Science Nation
Episode 229
3 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Small furry animal perched on two legs in woody scrub with no leaves. Caption: This is the Arctic ground squirrel.
Science Nation
Episode 16
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cross section of a sheet of ice on a rock shelf. The ice has a pool of melted water that travels from the surface, down to the rock, and then to the ocean. Caption: for 100,000 years are now undergoing dynamic changes.
Science Nation
Episode 58
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people sitting at computer screens while a person on stage plays a wind instrument. Caption: to teach the computer to play the clarinet too.
Science Nation
Episode 153
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person pointing at fabric. Caption: Try these biomedical textiles on for size.
Science Nation
Episode 221
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two water recycling machines. Caption: and take gray water recycling up a level.
Science Nation
Episode 230
3 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Magnified view of a pink, shiny, ridged tube. Caption: These bacteria are resilient to the acidic world
Science Nation
Episode 172
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Three young women sitting at a table. Caption: She said the all-girls summer camp builds confidence.
Science Nation
Episode 197
5 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An electromagnetic spectrum is superimposed on the image of a galaxy. The visible spectrum is highlighted. Caption: A radio wave is a part of the electromagnetic spectrum,
Science Nation
Episode 248
4 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Body of water in shades of red, yellow, range, and pink showing heat gradients. Caption: navigating using thermal sensors to locate people in the water,
Science Nation
Episode 242
3 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12