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Be part of NOVA on 4 digital area journeys which spotlight among the scientists and engineers featured within the new chemistry sequence Past the Parts.

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

We all know that many courses are assembly just about now as a result of college closures from the coronavirus pandemic and we invite you to hitch the dialog together with your college students on the NOVA Training Fb web page and YouTube channel the place we can be streaming the digital area journeys. When you’re excited about attending any of those journeys together 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 Training Fb or NOVA Training Youtube

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

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

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 Training Fb or NOVA Training Youtube

Glass is a flexible, mesmerizing materials that works in surprising 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 manufactured from, and the way do you add colour to it?

For our second digital area 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 Training Fb or NOVA Training Youtube

For our third digital area journey, go to science writer Theodore Grey in his elemental workplace and see almost-first-hand his actual strong wooden periodic desk…desk. Theodore will present you hundreds of samples of (almost) all of the chemical components present in, on, and across the desk and among 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 Parts sequence web page.

Science of Spice: Chile Pepper Chemistry 

Wednesday, April 21
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Watch Right here: NOVA Training Fb or NOVA Training 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 once 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 remaining digital area journey highlighting among the scientists and engineers featured within the new three-part chemistry sequence NOVA: Past the Parts. Will probably be live-streamed on the NOVA Training YouTube and Fb pages.

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