It’s Got to Be Science!

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
How Slime Mold Is Tackling Mysteries of Cosmology
A Very Handy Fish Fossil
Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young
6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth
The Dark History of Matches
This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers
How Earth’s Tides Gave Us Life As We Know It


The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
SciShow – Mar 21, 2020 – 6:08
You might think your grandma who wakes up at 4am just needs less sleep than younger people. Not so! Studies suggest there are some bizarre reasons older people rise at the crack of dawn, including something called brain sand! Hosted by: Hank Green


How Slime Mold Is Tackling Mysteries of Cosmology
SciShow Space News – Mar 20, 2020 – 6:26
We might be able to use slime molds to help predict the shape of matter in the universe, and the Rosetta mission may have figured out why many comets seem to be missing a bunch of nitrogen. Hosted by: Hank Green

 


A Very Handy Fish Fossil
SciShow – Mar 20, 2020 – 6:53
This week, scientists discover something in a fish fossil that might give us a hand in finding our earliest land dwelling ancestors. Hosted by: Hank Green


Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young
SciShow – Mar 19, 2020 – 8:17
Did you know that some species take care of young that are not their own? This surprising practice is called alloparenting, and it’s been observed in animals from otters, like Rosa and Selka, to birds to baboons! Hosted by: Hank Green


6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth
SciShow – Mar 22, 2020 – 12:13
The earth is our home, and while we like to think we know a good deal about it, there are still some mysteries that scientists are looking to unravel. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon


The Dark History of Matches
SciShow – Mar 23, 2020 – 7:08
When we began mass-producing matches in the 1800s, workers in the factories started dying mysteriously. The history of our sparking little flame-sticks is darker than you think. Hosted by: Hank Green


This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers
SciShow – Mar 24, 2020 – 4:31
For thousands of years, sailors have been telling stories of a mysterious phenomenon called dead water. Even after scientists figured out why it happens, it still affects swimmers today. Hosted by: Stefan Chin


How Earth’s Tides Gave Us Life As We Know It
SciShow Space – Mar 24, 2020 – 6:28
While astronomers are busy searching for life beyond Earth, they’ve also started asking another question: If life seems so difficult to find, then why is our world so full of it? One answer might be overhead right now: the Moon! Hosted By: Hank Green

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