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Teachable Moments

States Of Matter

Teachable Moments include an explanation of how to find the energy required to convert solids into liquids and gases. This involves a discussion of the different states of matter, the definitions of...

Sustainable Agriculture

White Oak Pastures' employees talk about sustainable agriculture and its benefits.

The Coffee Business

The coffee business is BIG business, as you'll see here.

The Giant Ground Sloth

In one of our less predictable Teachable Moments, we learn about the now extinct Giant Ground Sloth, what fossils are, and why the Georgia Coast is such a great place to find them.

Transfer of Energy and Angular Momentum

In addition to an Adrenaline Rush, there are a lot of physics involved in making rollercoasters so much fun to ride. The Transfer of Energy and Angular Momentum are two of the keys.

Types of Clouds

Cloudy skies aren't always bad news. You can get the details with our explanation of the different types of clouds.


We're willing to bet this is the most interesting explanation of watersheds you'll ever see, but you'll have to watch it to find out why.

What is Lightning?

In this "Lightning Round," we begin by explaining how lightning is created. And we end with a poem. (So you'll want to watch it all.)

What Is Weather?

Learn about weather and what causes it.

Why Urine Is Tested

Learn why urine is tested and what the results indicate about your health.


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