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Teachable Moments

Jobs in Healthcare

We learn about different healthcare-related jobs, titles, and requirements: Lab Tech, Med Tech, CNA, and more.

Laser Light

We explain the difference between laser light and other light beams, and how lasers are used to find the best (and worst) berries!

Latent Print

A scientist at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation explains the formal definition of "latent print." (that's "finger print" to you and me)

Mach and Supersonic

Once you know how planes fly, you’ll want to know how fast they go. Here you'll find explanations of the terms Mach and Supersonic.

Maintaining a Natural Sea Environment

Maintaining a Natural Sea Environment: We learn how the nitrogen cycle works under water to help employees maintain a natural sea environment, including the impact of temperature, pH and the...

Monocultural vs Polycultural

We explore the differences between Mono-cultural and Poly-cultural farming.

Mutation and Antibotic Resistance

Definition and description of mutation and antibiotic resistance.

Newton's First Law

We get a little background on Sir Isaac Newton, along with a detailed look at his First Law of Motion.

Newton's Second Law

A detailed look at Newton's Second Law of Motion, which states that a force acting on a body is equal to the acceleration of that body times its mass.

Nitrogen and Photosynthesis

A definition and explanation of nitrogen and photosynthesis.

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