By adding positive stimuli to the African Penguin exhibit at the New Jersey State Aquarium these young scientists discovered that the penguins fought less during feeding time!
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Aimee Hurt is a biologist who works as a dog handler in Yellowstone National Park where she has trained her dog to identify the scat of carnivorous animals.
Anil Netravali is a material scientist who engineers earth-friendly building materials called "composites."
Annie, Gloria, Nate and Aitor research the affects of extreme environments on astronauts bodies and then develop clothing that keeps them as comfortable as possible.
Ariana Sutton-Grier is a wetland ecologist who works for Duke University's Wetland Ecology Department and is an expert on North Carolina's wetlands.
Two young scientists crazy about dinos have a first hand opportunity to find fossils at Egg Mountain in Montana and investigate dino bones at a Museum of the Rockies! With the help of fellow scientists, they were able to determine the age of one dino when it died.
This resource helps guide an experiment using fossils to find out how you can tell if a dinosaur was old or young when it died.
Use this hot air balloon investigation as a science fair project idea for your elementary or middle school science fair! Then tell us about it!
Use this baseball investigation as a science fair project idea for your elementary or middle school science fair! Then tell us about it!
Use this basketball investigation as a science fair project idea for your elementary or middle school science fair! Then tell us about it!
Ben Ho trains dogs to use search and rescue (SAR) techniques for the Wilderness Finders Search and Rescue to find missing people, working with a German shepherd named "Argus."
Betty Faber is an entomologist who studies cockroaches and how they have survived for more than 250 million years.
This resource helps guide an experiment finding how so many different animals can live together in the rain forest.
This resource helps guide an experiment finding out how the electrical signals in a girl's body help work her prosthetic arm.
Two friends use a biopac to learn about electrical signals in the body and how these signals can be used to help control movement in certain machines and technologies- like prosthetic limbs.
Did you know that some things are preserved in bogs rather than decomposed? In this episode Amy and Maya take advantage of a bog near them to see whether or not certain materials changed after being buried in the bog for two to four weeks. Check out what they learned and find cool experiments that you can try at home!
With the help of their classmates, these young scientists studied the how eating/not eating breakfast affects school performance. Interestingly enough, their results contradicted what most people would have predicted. Check out their results and see how their would like to improve their experiment.
Brian Sidwell and Mike Lowe work for Bell Labs in Santa Cruz, California designing and testing bicycle helmets.
Cacti make nice homes for some desert birds. Find out which side of the cacti birds prefer to sleep on.
Unlike humans, fish don't all have their mouths in the same place on their faces. Learn how the placement of a fish's mouth influences the what food it can eat.
Carol Reiss is an underwater geologist who works for the USGS in Northern California and studies how plates move to better understand earthquakes.