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TED-Ed The Science of Skin

Between you and the rest of the world lies an interface that makes up 16% of your physical weight. This is your skin, the largest organ in your body: laid out flat, it would cover close to 1.7 square meters … Continue reading

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The Farthest – Voyager in Space

Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager mission revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 pierced the bubble of our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age. Voyager … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Kids Are Born Scientists

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An Animated Guide to the Science of Batteries

Did you know the same battery we use today was invented in 1887? With only minor upgrade, the ‘dry cell’ battery was a scientific victory because they were liquid free and could be used in portable devices. But how do batteries … Continue reading

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TEDEd – Can 100% renewable energy power the world?

Every year, the world uses 35 billion barrels of oil. This massive scale of fossil fuel dependence pollutes the earth, and it won’t last forever. On the other hand, we have abundant sun, water and wind, which are all renewable … Continue reading

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TEDEd – Rethinking School – Make Science Fun!

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about his new lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) — and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call … Continue reading

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Global Ecosystem Explorer

ESRI’s new global ecosystems explorer, with maps, quizzes, and data to examine each biome Learn More 00000

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Annotated Science Research Papers

Science in the Classroom (SitC) is a collection of freely available annotated research papers from that aim to help educators, and high school students understand the research contained in scientific primary literature by using annotations and providing accompanying teaching materials. Annotations include vocabulary, … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Information & Resources

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TED-Ed How does fracking work?

Deep underground lie stores of once-inaccessible natural gas. There’s a technology, called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come. So how does fracking work and why is it a source … Continue reading

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