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Teachable Moments

Organic Chemistry

We define Organic Chemistry, along with Hydrolysis and Synthesis. And we explain how these things help create new flavors.

Osmoregulation

Our expert explains why fish thrive in salt water, including an explanation of osmoregulation, as well as the roles of osmosis and active transport.

Prescribed Burnings

Because this state park is located in Georgia’s Longleaf Pine Wiregrass Ecosystem, we explore the importance of prescribed burnings and how they actually help some species to thrive.

Propagation

We offer a simple explanation of propagation—a key component of olive and other types of farming.

Prosthetics

One of the keys for creating zombie illusions is the use of prosthetics. We find out what they are, and how they’re used in television.

Pyrotechnics

It’s more than just a fancy word for fireworks. It’s also how they help keep the runways clear at the airport.

Refractometer

A Refractometer is a pretty important tool in a chemistry lab, and we’ll tell you why.

SB4d

With the help of King of Pops, we take Georgia Performance Standard SB4d head on, touching on some of the human causes of environmental change and why King of Pops buys locally.

Serengeti Rotational Grazing Model

White Oak Pastures employees explain what the Serengeti Rotational Grazing Model is.

Sound Waves

An explanation of sound basics, including how sound waves dissipate over distance.

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