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Teachable Moments

How To Make a Car

Our version is admittedly simplified. We summarize the process, starting with steel coil and finishing by shipping a brand new car out the door.

Hydraulics

We not only offer the formal definition of hydraulics, we also describe what they mean to our river guides.

Hypothesis

A definition and explanation of Hypothesis.

Icing & Heating Injuries

Our certified athletic trainer teaches us why it’s better to ice some injuries and heat others, for the fastest recovery possible.

Jobs in Healthcare

We learn about different healthcare-related jobs, titles, and requirements: Lab Tech, Med Tech, CNA, and more.

Laser Light

We explain the difference between laser light and other light beams, and how lasers are used to find the best (and worst) berries!

Latent Print

A scientist at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation explains the formal definition of "latent print." (that's "finger print" to you and me)

Lighting

We again focus on technology, this time comparing incandescent lighting to LED lighting, learning how each works, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Logistics

We explain the concept of Logistics, why they’re important here, and how they impact your wallet!

Mach and Supersonic

Once you know how planes fly, you’ll want to know how fast they go. Here you'll find explanations of the terms Mach and Supersonic.

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