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DNA

Learn what DNA is from a Forensic Biologist at the Georgia Bureau Of Investigation.

Ecosystems

To understand why Jekyll Island is such a great place for sea turtles, it'll help to understand what an Ecosystem is.

Electricity

We ask the experts, and are able to get a simple definition of electricity.

Entomology

A peek into the field of Entomology.

Epidemiology

Definition and description of Epidemiology–the branch of medical science concerned with the occurrence, transmission, and the control of epidemic diseases.

Ergonomics

We meet an Ergonomist who’s made of career out of watching other people work.

Estuary

We explain what an estuary is and why they’re such an important component of his area’s ecosystem.

Feels Like Temperature vs. Actual Temperature

Learn why the "feels like" temperature is different from the "actual" temperature.

Frame Rates

Different film frame rates are used for different types of entertainment. We build on our other 2 teachable moments from this episode with a quick explanation and overview.

Frass

A definition and explanation of frass, the debris or excrement produced by insects.

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