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Be part of NOVA on 4 digital subject journeys which spotlight a number of the scientists and engineers featured within the new chemistry sequence Past the Components.

Be part of NOVA on 4 digital subject journeys highlighting a number of the scientists and engineers featured within the new three-part chemistry sequence NOVA Past the Components. Every digital subject journey will include a dwell streamed demonstration and Q&A with scientists who discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and all the pieces in it—together with us.

We all know that many courses are assembly just about now as a consequence of faculty closures from the coronavirus pandemic and we invite you to hitch the dialog along with your college students on the NOVA Schooling Fb web page and YouTube channel the place we can be streaming the digital subject journeys. In case you’re fascinated with attending any of those journeys along with your college students, please register under.

Exploring the Blueprint of Organisms: Strawberry DNA Extraction

Wednesday, January 27
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Watch right here: NOVA Schooling Fb or NOVA Schooling Youtube

All dwelling organisms have DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid; a blueprint for the event, progress and performance of an organism. Have you ever ever puzzled what DNA appears like and how you can extract it from the cells of a dwelling organism?

For our first digital subject journey, be a part of Dr. Monica Corridor-Porter, featured in NOVA Past the Components: Life to study extra about DNA and comply with together with a dwell strawberry DNA extraction utilizing widespread home items.

Don’t Attempt This at Residence: Cracking the Secrets and techniques of Glass

Tuesday, February 23
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Watch Right here: NOVA Schooling Fb or NOVA Schooling Youtube

Glass is a flexible, mesmerizing materials that works in sudden methods. In its molten state, it’s hotter than volcanic lava. However what occurs when scorching glass meets chilly water? How huge can a glass bubble get? What’s glass fabricated from, and the way do you add colour to it?

For our second digital subject journey, study all of the ways in which glass breaks—from the protected to the explosive. Watch Corning Museum of Glass glassmakers, Chris Rochelle and Eric Meek, work with glass dwell as they reply these questions and extra.

A Tour of the ‘Periodic Desk’ Desk

Wednesday, March 24
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Watch Right here: NOVA Schooling Fb or NOVA Schooling Youtube

For our third digital subject journey, go to science creator Theodore Grey in his elemental workplace and see almost-first-hand his actual stable wooden periodic desk…desk. Theodore will present you hundreds of samples of (practically) all of the chemical components present in, on, and across the desk and a number of the spectacular reactions that happen between atoms and molecules.

This occasion can be live-streamed on YouTube and Fb in order that educators might tune in with their digital courses. For extra details about the sequence, go to the Past the Components sequence web page.

Science of Spice: Chile Pepper Chemistry 

Wednesday, April 21
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Watch Right here: NOVA Schooling Fb or NOVA Schooling Youtube

Though spicy meals trigger burning sensations on our tongues, could make our noses run, and may even deliver us to tears, people can’t get sufficient of spicy meals! What’s inflicting the wide selection of reactions we expertise after we eat spicy meals? Be part of Dr. Ivette Guzmán from New Mexico State College for a chile pepper dissection to debate the chemistry of chile peppers and why people love spicy meals.

This occasion is the fourth and ultimate digital subject journey highlighting a number of the scientists and engineers featured within the new three-part chemistry sequence NOVA: Past the Components. Will probably be live-streamed on the NOVA Schooling YouTube and Fb pages.

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