Environmental Science Videos (8 results)
As humans we are part of the environment. With over 7.5 billion of us on Earth, our combined actions also have a big impact on the environment. As long as we are aware of the impact, we can do things as individuals, and working together as groups, to lessen the detrimental impact of billions of people. Explore important topics like air quality, water quality, the effects of climate change, and many others to make informed decisions about caring for our planet.
Unsure of what the steps of the scientific method are? Not sure how to apply the scientific method? Watch how we use the scientific method to explore the science of popping boba – fun juice filled balls that pop in your mouth. You can find more information about each step of the scientific method at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/science-fair/steps-of-the-scientific-method?from=YouTube.
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About 15 billion trees are cut down every year! Machines can help with large-scale reforestation. In this activity, you are challenged to design and build a miniature seeding machine that can disperse seeds as precise and fast as possible. How many tree seeds can your machine sow? Written instructions as well as a free seeding grid template are available on our website at …
The 'CloudFisher' system is made up of fog catching nets that converts moisture into water. It's able to collect up to 1,600 gallons of fresh, clean water per day that nearby villages can utilize.
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Do you know where the oxygen you breathe comes from? It is produced by plants during photosynthesis! Photosynthesis is a process that plants use to convert sunlight into energy for themselves to live and grow. You can do an experiment called the floating leaf disk assay to see photosynthesis in action. Can you spot the oxygen bubbles that make the plant leaves float?
Science project instructions: https://sbgo.org/photosynthesis-leaf-disk-assay
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Can rain gardens filter out pollution and soak up excess rainwater?
In this video, you will learn how to make a miniature rain garden, mimic runoff, and test the efficiency of rain gardens.
For information on how you can turn this experiment into a science project for a science fair, click https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/EnvSci_p066/environmental-science/rain-garden?from=YouTube.
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Set on the beautiful beaches of Hawaii, "Reefs at Risk" explores the harmful effects some sunscreen chemicals have on coral reefs and marine life. In order to protect this fragile ecosystem, Hawaii strives to ban a commonly used UV chemical, called oxybenzone, and hopes that other states and nations will follow. Find us on Facebook @ReefsAtRiskFilm #ReefsAtRisk
*UPDATE: HAWAII BANNED OXYBENZONE AND OCTINOXATE IN THE 2018 SESSION.
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In the slums of Lima, he's found a way to turn fog into water.
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Forests cover about 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale. What is deforestation? Find out the causes, effects, and solutions to deforestation.
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