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The Gulf Stream Explained

The Gulf Stream Explained

The ocean conveyor belt and the Gulf Stream. Ocean currents have a direct influence on our lives. They determine our weather, our climate, and much more. The ocean currents and wind systems transport heat from the equator to the poles and operate like a large engine for the global climate. In the oceans, there are …

LS2A – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

LS2A – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Hi. It’s Paul Andersen and this Life Science Disciplinary Core Idea 2A (LS2A). It’s on Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. So this is at the level of ecosystems so how communities, how biotic and abiotic factors all work together to create life on our planet. And so how do we get students to that level of …

Save the Earth

Save the Earth

I’ve got some bad news for you. Well, the Earth is kind of dying right now. So, for those who have been sleeping for the past 30 years, here’s what happened: natural disasters have been getting stronger and stronger with record-breaking earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and most recently wildfires. A huge plastic island formed itself in …

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

an stunning to fairly innocuous story a reactor at the millstone nuclear plant in waterford connecticut and i remember the nuclear plant will actually i went to a college right around there and uh… the cooler students who would live off campus of which i was not one uh… would off rent make these nice …

How Global Warming Is Awakening Deadly Diseases

Sure climate change is bad but at least it’s not causing more cases of flesh eating bacteria or something… no you’re kidding, seriously? Hey global citizens, Julian here for DNews. We talk about climate change a lot here, probably because it’s a massive looming problem that will affect the globe in profound ways. You already …

The Making of a Metalhead Scientist

The Making of a Metalhead Scientist

– [Woman] Sometimes people think that you should just instantly be good at things and that keeps them from doing something. I mean I’ve done that. Oh… (laughter) As a person… I… I’m not even really sure how to describe myself. I was always into the art. I was always into like alternative things like …

Recycling Batteries: E Waste

Recycling Batteries: E Waste

We’re living in the age of batteries right now with everything from mobile phones to EVs requiring something like a lithium ion battery to power it. And after my previous videos on EV myths and the future of battery technology, I thought it was a good time to take a look at one of the …