Today's News, Tomorrow's Lesson

2017-05-26
How do you study muskox behavior? If you are Wildlife Conservation Society senior scientist Joel Berger, you dress up like a grizzly bear.

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A fidget spinner has two or three paddle-shaped blades attached to a central core. Kids hold it by the core and flick the blades to make it...

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A recent unprecedented global cyberattack was responsible for 75,000 different infections in more than 70 countries. The ransomware, which is...

Warning: The following news story contains disturbing information that may be traumatizing to children. Please use your judgment in what is appropriate for your own class. For...

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:33pm
Story School districts around the country are debating whether or not to require seat belts on school buses. Requiring seat belts comes at a high...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:16pm
Neuroscientist Ken Catania describes the sensitivity of the star-nosed mole. Vocabulary : adaptation, sensory organs, evolve, neocortex On a list of...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:34pm
Astronomers Shadia Habbal and Matt Penn discuss what they can learn from observations of the corona and solar poles during the 2017 solar eclipse...
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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:16pm
Story Since the firing of FBI Director James Comey earlier this week, the White House has seemed to contradict itself several times on the reasoning...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:51pm
Christine Gregg, a graduate student in mechanical engineering at UC Berkeley, talks about the forces behind your pesky shoelace problem. Vocabulary:...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:37pm
Lydia Bourouiba, a physical applied mathematician at MIT, takes us through the anatomy of a splash. Vocabulary: fluid dynamics, disease transmission...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:52pm
Story Description: President Donald Trump has reached 100 days in office, and he is beginning to feel the pressure to make good on his campaign...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:55pm
Story Description: Scientists say that in the future they will be able to make modifications to human DNA that can be passed down to subsequent...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:52pm
Forensic ornithologist Carla Dove, of the Smithsonian Institution, examines collisions between birds and airplanes to determine which species are...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:40am
For the purposes of time, we recommend watching through 4:10. In a surprise move, President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday after...