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What Everyone Gets Wrong About Global Warming

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Global Warming

Good morning John, give me four minutes so that we can have a legit conversation about a warmer Earth, and what that means for actual weather. The kind of conversation that we never get to have because it doesn’t fit into a 15-second soundbite. Here’s what we all need to get, and I don’t think …

What is Shout?

What is Shout?

Claudine Brown: The Shout program grows out of the Smithsonian’s need to broaden access to audiences that we might not have served before. And so we see this as an opportunity to share our scientific content, and specifically that content that deals with global warming, with educators across the globe. And they in turn develop …

The water cycle | Ecology | Khan Academy

The water cycle  | Ecology | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Let’s talk a little bit about the water cycle, which we’re all familiar with. In fact, we’re all part of the water cycle, every moment of our lives. We might not fully appreciate it. So let’s just jump in the cycle. I’ll start with evaporation. So we could start with the surface of …

How Does A Seed Become A Plant?

How Does A Seed Become A Plant?

Oh Hey guys, squeaks and I are checking out our plant and they look great! It’s almost hard to believe that these beautiful flowers and plants came from the teeny tiny seeds we put in the pots just a few weeks ago. you might be familiar with a little pack of the seeds that you …

Behavior and Belief

Behavior and Belief

Hey,Mind Field!Vanessa here. Just kidding. My name is actually Michael. That part when I said that I was Vanessa… that was a lie. So you’re welcome. Humans love lies. More precisely, we love things that aren’t entirely true– because wehaveto. It’s often all we have. Completely proving something can be difficult, if not impossible. So …

Away: A Story of Trash

Away: A Story of Trash

[music] Male interviewer: When you throw away your trash where does it go? Woman in yellow shirt: Trash can. Man with tattoos: Uh I don?t know. The garbage? Woman with sunglasses: Trash can? Man with woman: I?m not sure. Man with sunglasses: Um you mean like after I throw it in the trash can? Female …

Global Warming and Sea Level Change

Global Warming and Sea Level Change

THERE ARE AREAS OF THE WORLD THAT ARE VERY FLAT, WHERE A CHANGE IN SEA LEVEL OF 50 CENTIMETERS WOULD MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE. AREAS WITH STEEP COASTS WHERE YOU WOULDN’T BE SO CONCERNED. BUT IF YOU OWNED A BEACH LOFT WITH A SLOPE OF ONE IN 1000, THEN FOR EVERY FOOT SEA LEVEL GOES …