Archive for the ‘Educational’ Category

Bag-Like, Tentacleless Jelly Fish

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Steve Haddock, a research scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, explains the scyphomedusa Deepstaria, an odd, tentacleless jelly fish. Found at YouTube from MBARIvideo via BoingBoing.

Weapon Of Mass Instruction [VIDEO]

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Local artist Raul Lemesoff has converted an old ford Falcon into a roving library, offering books to passers-by on the streets of Buenos Aires in the hopes of sparking the country’s appetite for literature. Found at YouTube from AFP.

Aurora Borealis Fly-Through By International Space Station

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The International Space Station captured some amazing footage of auroras as they flew right through them! Found at Space.com.

Critical Thinking [VIDEO]

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Critical thinking: A skill the world needs far more of. Found at YouTube from techNyouvids.

Astronomers Watch Instant Replay Of Great Eruption [VIDEO]

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Astronomers are watching an instant replay of the Great Eruption, a spectacular outburst from Eta Carinae, a massive double-star system, which lasted from 1837 to 1858 and temporarily made Eta Carinae the second brightest star in the sky. Found at YouTube from futurityvideo.

The Meaning Of The Declaration Of Independence

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Colin Powell, Aaron Sorkin, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich and others discuss the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence in this trailer for the History Channel’s Own America: The Story of Us. Found at YouTube from historychannel.