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Describe the electromagnetic spectrum (i.e., radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays and gamma rays) in terms of frequency, wavelength and energy. Solve problems involving wavelength, frequency, and energy.
Dr. George Cohen discusses a variety of skin treatments that utilize electromagnetic radiation, including lasers, UV light, and x-rays.
Let this teacher transfer some ideas about teaching wave and material properties to you. Then pass it on to someone else.
Get focused and learn a little about bird photography and the lenses used to create beautiful images! Produced with funding from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
No need to sugar coat it: making candy involves math and muscles. Learn how light refraction and exponential growth help make candy colors just right!
A sculptor explains how he creates illusions using light, mirrors, and other tools.
Blaze a trail when you utilize laser technology to make art.
Calorie-dense foods can power the human body across the ocean? Feel the burn.
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See the light when this math teacher explains how he figured out energy system needs for a cross-Pacific kayak trip.
When your classroom is the open ocean, which is the longest period? The one from the tsunami.
This video about energy storage has a lot of potential to help you learn about solar power and batteries.
Hydrogen is used to launch spacecraft, but accidental fires are difficult to see. Learn about the physics of these fires and how we detect them.
Check out this idea for an illuminating demonstration of light energy.
Did you know the ocean ships heat energy all over the world? It's a major mover but next day service is not guaranteed.
Dolphins and whales aren't the only ones making noise underwater. Lots of oceanographers do, too.
Dr. Oates uses engineering practices to design artificial muscles that react to electrostatic fields.
The director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory describes electromagnetic waves.
A physics teacher presents some quick teaching ideas for demonstrating energy transfer through convection, conduction, and radiation.
Physical science and social science connect in this discussion of Balinese gamelan. Full STEAM ahead!
It's okay if you're not on quite the same wavelength as this ethnomusicologist. In Balinese gamelan tuning, that's a good thing!
If physics has you down, don't fret - this musician covers all the bases.
Plants need visible light, just not all of it. Learn how space plants and their lights strive for efficiency.
This colorful light and energy lesson idea will make you glow!
Don't feel blue because you don't understand how light is used in bird photography! Watch this instead. Produced with funding from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
An engineer that has previously worked on the F-22 Raptor explains how resistivity in wires plays a role in the development of a large machine.
Forge a new understanding of metallurgy and heat transfer by learning how this blacksmith and collier make nails.
Dive deep into science as an oceanographer describes conduction, convection, and radiation and their relationship to oceanic systems.
Archaeologists can see underground trends before everyone else with ground penetrating radar (GPR).
Explore how pendulums show the transformation of gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy and back with Dr. Simon Capstick in this engaging video. Don't miss his broken-nose defying test of the physics with a bowling ball pendulum.
An archaeologist explains how he is using x-rays to reconstruct a nineteenth-century battle!
Want to watch a video on audio engineering and frequency? Sounds good to me.
Physics is cool, especially if you want to make super-cold, super-efficient, superconductive materials.
If you want to understand the atom, you'll need a lot of energy. Learn how physicists use high energy light and electrons to study atomic structure.
Sharpen your knowledge by understanding the forces used to make stone tools.
Learn how the shape of a didgeridoo affects its sound in this totally tubular video.
Dr. Betta Jerome, a senior mechanical engineer with the United States Air Force, explains energy conversion and conservation within the context of military weapons testing.
Second Lieutenant Caleb McComas, a crew commander with the 20th Space Control Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, explains how radar technology is vital to missions and objectives of the United States Air Force.
Major Tucker Hamilton, a test pilot for the United States Air Force, explains the phenomenon known as a sonic boom.
Major Tucker Hamilton, a test pilot for the United States Air Force, explains various aspects of the Doppler effect as it applies to moving objects such as fighter jets.
Audio engineer Kris Kolp explains his studio design choices that affect the way sound waves move through the room.
Glass artist Russel Scaturro explains protective measures taken to prevent damage from UV and IR radiation during glass art fabrication.
Glass artist Russel Scaturro explains some of the chemistry, purpose, and methodology behind his use of color in glass art fabrication.
In this video, wildland fire scientist Kevin Hiers explains how technology can be used to aid fire behavior research in fire-dependent ecosystems.
If you watch this video, your brain will be learning more about itself! Think about it.
Our brains process all sensory information and tell the body what to do next.
Understanding human physiology will allow you to stand under your own power at the end of a long rowing trip.
Strengthen your understanding of how muscle filaments function as this physiologist flexes his knowledge.
Get mentally fit as this physiologist explains muscle structure!
Get moving and learn how muscles move you!
Let this semipermiable membrane teaching idea sink in.
When your kidneys fail you, there's help with kidney dialysis.
Feeding your baby, inside and outside your body.
Robots use "eyes" and "ears" to sense their surroundings, just like you and me.
Get a tip for modeling the cell membrane in this lesson idea.
Your kidneys work hard - show them some respect!
Lots of issues causes disease - genetics, lifestyle, pathogens - let's practice prevention when we can.
Flow Cytometry is a cool technology that can count and sort cells.
Scientists use microscopes to see what is invisible to the naked eye.
Fire up those brains with exercise!
What you need to know about exercising for your heart and lungs.
A bio-mathematician discusses the folds and the structure of the brain and how they relate to math.
Dr. Tom Miller discusses the anatomy and morphology of carnivorous plants.
Your mind will swell with knowledge after submerging in this idea to demonstrate osmosis.
Get outside and interact with nature after you watch this idea for teaching about the different parts of plants!
This teacher has an approach to teaching evolution that may help to keep skeptical students engaged: start by teaching about plants, and then make small changes to the discussion over time.
Dr. Gregory Erickson explains bone histology and anatomy with special remarks on bones of a juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex.
Dr. Mahmood Shivji explains how information contained in the DNA of seafood species is used for identification in the marketplace.
Dr. Erinn Muller explains how coral health research at Mote Marine Laboratory is driving policy decisions regarding coral reef restoration in Florida.
Dr. Erinn Muller explains research related to discovering coral genotypes capable of thriving despite environmental health challenges.
Jens Foell discusses brain function as it relates to brain imaging technology such as fMRI.
Dr. Michael Thornton discusses the nutritive value of blood - for vampires!
Learn how carbohydrates in our cells' membrane determine our blood types.
Using new methods in neuroimaging, personality traits can be mapped to distinct regions of the brain.
Jens Foell discusses the link between correlation and causation in PTSD patients.
CSI in the Classroom: Blood at a crime scene points to a suspect.
Florida State Researcher, Jens Foell, discusses the importance of understanding correlation versus causation when researching personality traits and criminal behavior.
Jens Foell discusses how statistical noise reduction is used in fMRI brain imaging to be able to determine which specifics parts of the brain are related to certain activities and how this relates to patients that suffer from phantom limb pain.
When you cut yourself, your body goes to work to prevent blood loss.
The lymph system gets some respect.
The importance of being a red blood cell.
Florida State researcher Jens Foell discusses the use of fMRI and statistics in chronic pain.
Rick Hyson discusses the neuroscience contribution to the Birdsong project.
Frank Johnson discusses the science behind hearing, learning, and speaking.
Wei Wu discusses his statistical contributions to the Birdsong project which help to quantify the differences in the changes of the zebra finch's song.
Tanganyika Wilder explains EKG.
There is an amazing amount of similarity in brain organization between birds and humans. Turns out, birds are pretty darn smart and very good problem solvers!
Richard Bertram discusses his mathematical modeling contribution to the Birdsong project that helps the progress of neuron and ion channel research.
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