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Human hand movement being replicated in a screen. Caption: It can help athletes improve performance.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 27
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A flying robot and a hummingbird. Caption: to decode the hummingbird hover for robotics.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 29
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of an insect's face with bulging bronze eyes and hair-like sensors on a black body with wings.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 37
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Chrome robot using 4 hands, each with 2 mallets, to play a wood xylophone against a white background.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode
3 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital rendering of a featureless human figure standing on a path next to a segmented gray wall with a bike lane on top.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 42
3 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person speaking. Caption: about nanobots replicating and taking over the world.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 8
1 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Factory with robotic arms working on something that looks like a UFO. Text reads, “Crazy Engineering. Space Claw.”
Crazy Engineering
Episode
2 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Text reads, “Curiosity at Martian Scenic Overlook,” against a blurry shot of the Mars landscape. The on-screen caption reads, “NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology.”
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Text reads, “Curiosity Rover Snaps Billion Pixel Panorama,” against a blurry photo of Mars. The on-screen caption reads, “NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology.”
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Text reads, “Explore Mars’ Jezero Crater With NASA’s Perseverance Rover,” over a photo of a rocky Mars landscape.
3 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Wall of different images with planet Earth and a glowing light bulb in front. Text reads, “Global Science. Robotics and A.I., the Future of Humanity.”
Global Science
Episode 4
50 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Against the dry and rugged landscape of Mars, we see an arm of NASA’s Perseverance with a video camera attached. The camera is labeled “Watson Camera.”
2 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
A humanoid robot holding a drill. Caption: to continuously pay attention to his surroundings
Science Out Loud
Episode 2
5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Glowing flare shines golden light on an image of Mars in the background. Text reads, "Insight Landing on Mars."
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Mars rover sits next to an image of Mars beneath title card that reads, "Mars 2020 Landing Site: Jezero Crater Flyover." NASA icon at bottom is labeled, "Jet Propulsion Laboratory. California Institute of Technology."
2 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of a starry night sky. Text reads, “How do you choose a landing site?”
Mars in a Minute
Episode
59 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of a starry night sky. Text reads, “How Long is A Year on Mars?”
Mars in a Minute
Episode
59 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Shadowy closeup of Mars appears behind text that reads, "Perseverance: The Search for Ancient Life on Mars." NASA icon at bottom is labeled, "Jet Propulsion Laboratory. California Institute of Technology."
2 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
ASL
Still image from: Monstrum: Cyborgs
Monstrum
Season 5 / Ep 4
11 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Curiosity rover stands in clay colored dirt beneath a pale orange sky. Text reads, "Curiosity. Climate Clues on a Martian Mountain." NASA icon at bottom is labeled, "Jet Propulsion Laboratory. California Institute of Technology."
1 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
We look over the side of the Curiosity rover at a rocky brown terrain. Text reads, "NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Finds a Changing Landscape." Blue NASA icon appears at bottom.
2 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flies above sandy ridges beneath gray sky. Text reads, "Ingenuity Mars Helicopter. The First Aircraft on Mars."
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
We look down over the edge of the Perseverance Mars rover at a rocky brown landscape with tracks running down the middle.
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 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
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
Still image from: Nick News: Cyberbullying, Robots, and Turtles
Nick News
Season 1 / Ep 4
22 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Nick News: Inflation, Climate, Robots, Teen Rodeo
Nick News
Season 3 / Ep 5
22 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Mars hovers in shadows against the blackness of space. Text reads, "Opportunity. NASA Rover Completes Mars Mission." NASA icon at bottom is labeled, "Jet Propulsion Laboratory. California Institute of Technology."
3 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Split screen video. On the left, a man stands in a yard with a portable controller, operating a drone. On the right, a blurry view of mountains, pines, and rock captured by drone.
Overview
Season 1 / Ep 8
7 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cardboard pieces cut and attached together to resemble robotic arms attempting to pick up rocks. Caption: Let's see if these robotic arms can pick up some space rocks.
Design Squad Nation
Episode 8
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Split image of mechanical clasps and pinchers stitching an incision and human hands manipulating mechanical controls. Caption: a surgeon can perform complex and delicate procedures
16 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Robot with four short metal legs and two cylindrical rods with fluorescent yellow segments stands on the pavement next to a wood pallet.
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
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
Robot with logos for NASA and GM. Caption: that we developed to assist astronauts in space
Design Squad Nation
Episode 4
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Complex robotic machinery. Spanish captions.
Science And Technology (Spanish)
Episode 7
24 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Person placing a tennis ball between the finger and thumb of a robotic hand. Caption: RAPHaEL is a relatively inexpensive robotic hand.
Science Nation
Episode 155
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up circuitry. Penny included for scale. Circuitry is smaller than the penny. Caption: at the University of Maryland are building microrobots,
Science Nation
Episode 46
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two rectangular drones flying in the air. Caption: fly safely and avoid collision on their own.
Science Nation
Episode 195
5 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
SUV with sensors, cameras, and other equipment attached to the bumper, hood, and roof. Caption: (male narrator) Imagine a car that drives itself and knows the rules.
Science Nation
Episode 177
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Baby smiles up at camera as he sits on the floor in a room filled with toys. A woman crouches down toward the baby and 2 girls sit on chairs against a wall.
Science Nation
Episode 121
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A light blue and white stripped caterpillar on a person's finger. Caption: (male) This little guy can grip, hold, and move.
Science Nation
Episode 161
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person touching an object made of stacked and connected cubes. Caption: are playing with Cubelets, small, smart modular robots.
Science Nation
Episode 84
2 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 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
Storm so strong it limits visibility while palm trees bend in the wind. Caption: Dropsondes have a huge impact on understanding hurricanes
Science Nation
Episode 73
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person at a computer looking at a projection of a wire frame human face on a screen. Caption: how robots interact with humans,
Science Nation
Episode 231
3 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Brightly colored tropical fish. Caption: how they work together to execute underwater maneuvers,
Science Nation
Episode 36
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Robotic arms manipulating a small ball. Caption: is pushing the world of robotics and prosthetics
Science Nation
Episode 4
3 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Child sitting in a chair under bright lights looking at a small humanoid robot on a table some distance in front of them. An adult stands by. Caption: It doesn't overstimulate or overwhelm a child with autism.
Science Nation
Episode 78
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Teenage girl sits at a desk and looks at an open laptop while a woman standing beside her looks down at the laptop screen.
Science Nation
Episode 17
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3D graphic of a mostly cylindrical object with a rotor on top against a backdrop of grass and buildings. Caption: the brain's signal to control the quadcopter.
Science Nation
Episode 40
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rectangular robot with a screen at eye level. Caption: (male narrator) Meet CoBot, short for "Collaborative Robot."
Science Nation
Episode 76
2 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person with a control box in their hands standing next to a short, wide robot with legs. Caption: (narrator) Palmer sees broad applications for these smart legs:
Science Nation
Episode 21
3 minutes 6 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
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
Robot with an arm moving bottles next to a sink. Caption: (male narrator) Here's how to take the drudgery from housework.
Science Nation
Episode 176
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Robotic arm placing a baseball hat on a water bottle. Caption: at Barrett Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
Science Nation
Episode 136
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Lizard walking in a clear Plexiglas box. Caption: This is a sandfish, and his slithering moves
Science Nation
Episode 97
2 minutes 32 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
Several young people working on an object. Caption: the first all-female African-American RoboCup team.
Science Nation
Episode 171
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person in scrubs looking into an enclosed space while manipulating controls with both hands. Caption: (narrator) Surgeons like Yuh come here to test the robots.
Science Nation
Episode 147
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
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
Robotic arm working on an object. Caption: (narrator) The goal is not for robots to replace people altogether.
Science Nation
Episode 13
3 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: SciShow Kids: Real-Life Robots
SciShow Kids
Season 2015 / Ep 60
4 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Glowing filaments of light spiral around a rod in the dark. Luminous neon text reads, "The Nature of Invention."
50 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Worried woman sits at a desk with a laptop in an office. She gives a wary look toward a smart speaker with three speaking bubbles floating above it. The first reads, “Order completed.” The second reads, “Tracking completed.” The third reads, “Invoicing completed.”
Two Cents
Season 4 / Ep 13
7 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Futuristic robot sits at a virtual desk, typing at a virtual keyboard in front of an arched screen display.
Xploration Earth 2050
Season 4 / Ep 11
22 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Inside a high-tech lab, we see a humanoid robot with a gold helmet, holding out its hand. On its chest are emblems for NASA and GM.
Xploration Earth 2050
Season 4 / Ep 6
22 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two silver metal cylinders sit side by side, each on top of a piece of foam. One is flawless, the other is riddled with tiny holes.
Xploration Earth 2050
Season 3 / Ep 6
22 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Xploration Earth 2050: Robot Makers and Innovators
Xploration Earth 2050
Season 2 / Ep 14
23 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Xploration Earth 2050: Robot Revolution
Xploration Earth 2050
Season 2 / Ep 13
22 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Friendly robot with wide eyes and a screen on its chest that reads, “Hello, I’m Pepper.”
Xploration Life 2.0
Season 1 / Ep 10
22 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Xploration Life 2.0: Drones Away
Xploration Life 2.0
Season 2 / Ep 10
22 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
ASL
Still image from: Xploration Outer Space: Landing on Mars
Xploration Outer Space
Season 4 / Ep 1
22 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
ASL
Digital rendering of a Mars rover cruising over a red, rocky landscape with dusty mountains in the background.
Xploration Outer Space
Season 6 / Ep 9
22 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Xploration Outer Space: Space Bots
Xploration Outer Space
Season 3 / Ep 9
22 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12