Summary: Perfect for science teachers, parents and kids with big curiosities, Bytesize Science is an educational, entertaining podcast for young listeners from the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. Available every Wednesday morning, it translates scientific discoveries from ACS’ 36 journals into intriguing stories for kids of all ages about science, medicine, energy, food and much more.
From the sizzle of the fuse to the boom and burst of colors ––a new American Chemical Society (ACS) video brings you all of the exciting sights and sounds of Fourth of July fireworks. The Chemistry of Fireworks, part of the ACS Holiday Video Series, illustrates in brilliant high-definition detail how the familiar rockets and other neat products that light up the night sky all represent chemistry in action. The video, released today, features a demonstration by fireworks expert John A. Conkling, Ph.D., Washington College, Chestertown, Md., author of The Chemistry of Pyrotechnics, Basic Principles and Theory.
With the Fourth of July weekend rapidly approaching, what better time to watch our new video on the dos and don’ts of cooking your favorite foods on the barbecue grill? The video features Shirley O. Corriher, an award-winning author whose latest book is BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking, and Sara J. Risch, Ph.D., noted food chemist and founder and principal in the consulting firm, Science by Design.
In this episode, find out how scientists are developing "greener" plastics using plant materials. By 2020, these bioplastics could provide an alternative for about a fifth of the estimated 200 billion pounds of plastics manufactures produce each year worldwide.
Earth Day Episode 6: Plants — The Hardcore Cleaning Machines!
Earth Day Episode 5: Plants – the Green Machines
Earth Day Episode 4: Phytoremediation
Earth Day Episode 3: Defensive Plants Make Medicine
Earth Day Episode 2: Defensive Plants Make Medicines
Earth Day Episode 1: Plants—The Energy-Capturing Machines
Researchers from Utah are whipping up an alternative to the screws, nails and metal plates used today to repair bones. Instead of using metal hardware, they want to use glue. To do it, theyre calling on Mother Nature, where theyve found a tiny sea creature that could help.
What’s inside of one-sixth of the world’s population and is a thousand times smaller than the head of a pin? It’s Helicobacter pylori, the pesky bacterium behind ulcers and other unpleasant stomach diseases. In our latest episode, find out more about H. pylori, and how a scientist from Spain named Javier Sancho may have a new way to fight this common microbe.
Our special Thanksgiving-themed episode featuring Professor of Chemistry Diane Bunce answers questions like; How does the pop-up timer in a turkey work? Why do muffins rise, even when made without yeast? Which antacids neutralize the most stomach acid?
The award-winning high school chemistry magazine ChemMatters is making its iTunes debut with its first ever video podcast. The first episode highlights the very big promise of those very small machines known as nanotechnology.
Episode 49 – Ninth grade CEO Anshul Samar, the Elementeo Kid
Episode 48 – Sunshine Science: Green Chemistry and Solar Energy