Science Friday Videos
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Covering everything about science and technology -- from the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies -- Science Friday is your source for entertaining and educational stories and activities. Each week, host Ira Flatow interviews scientists and inventors like Sylvia Earle, Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more.
|1||CleanVideoBreakthrough: Bitter Water||For Navajo hydrologist Karletta Chief, water is sacred. When a mine spill contaminated a vital river in the Navajo Nation, she decides to investigate the potential environmental and health impacts it had on her community.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoHelp Support Science Friday!||Help Support Science Friday!||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoBeauty Beyond Skin Deep||We used to know very little about animal anatomy. Now, a new imaging technology allows us to see things that were in front of us the whole time.||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoBreakthrough: The Killer Snail Chemist||Mandë Holford wanted to bridge the gap between biology and chemistry. Then, she saw a video of a snail eating a fish.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoHotel Nematoda||To study human aging, researchers devised a place where worms can check out but never leave.||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoThe Whales Of New York||Just a few short miles from downtown Manhattan, you might see something unexpected—whales feeding.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoShedding Light On The New Zealand Glow Worm||Biochemists Miriam Sharpe and Kurt Krause hope to discover the molecular basis for the New Zealand glow worms bioluminescence.||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoIt’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s Snarge!||Every day, the Smithsonian Institutions Feather Identification Lab receives dozens of envelopes filled with the remains of birds scraped off the sides of airplanes.||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoDesktop Diaries: Michael Pollan||In the latest installment of our Desktop Diaries video series, well take you into the home office (and garden) of the famous food and nature author Michael Pollan.||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoBreakthrough: Polar Bear Witness||For USGS wildlife biologist Karyn Rode, tracking and tranquilizing polar bears from a helicopter are the just the first thrilling steps in her research.||1/1/1970||Free||View in iTunes|
Now the world can see...
Ira Flatow...quite handsome.
I like these video clips as illustrations of scientists at work. I will recommend them to other science teachers. However, I would like to actually see an interview in progress, perhaps enhanced with these video clips. Also would appreciate more geology stories.
Quick Little Bites
If you are like me and have a "Jeopardy" style brain, then Science Friday video is for you!