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The Last Word

The Last Word is an archive of questions from readers of the New Scientist, a magazine of science and technology. The answers to the 350+ questions in the archive come from readers. Visitors can browse through nine categories of questions, including Plants and animals, Around the house, and Gadgets and inventions, in addition being able to Search the site using key words.

https://www.newscientist.com/lastword/
Ask A Scientist

Argonne National Laboratory, one of the US Department of Energy's largest research centers, has posted this 'Newton' website with its Division of Educational Programs. The interactive website provides students (mostly K-12) and teachers with answers to questions about astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics, physics, and general science....

https://www.anl.gov/education/learning-center
Strange By Nature Podcast

The natural world can be a strange place. Strange by Nature, a science podcast launched in 2021, aims to be listeners' "guide to the strange, weird and unbelievable side of nature." Each week, hosts Kirk Mona, Rachel Giemza, and Victoria Thompson - three Minnesota-based naturalists and environmental educators - present a trio of stories of the strange, grounded in science and bolstered by a sense...

https://strangebynaturepodcast.com/
Ask the Experts

Scientific American's Ask The Experts Web site (last mentioned in the October 15, 1997 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) is worth mentioning again as a great resource for mid and upper-level science classes. Divided into categories like Astronomy, Biology, Environment, and Medicine, students can submit their own questions or read answers to questions posed by other inquisitive minds. Some of...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/section/ask-the-experts/
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The Trivia Portal: Quizzes

Fun Trivia.com, "the World's Largest Trivia Site" includes a section of trivia quizzes devoted to science. Sixteen different quizzes are currently offered, covering topics such as the Fahrenheit Scale, Chemical Elements: Origins of Names, and How to Do Science. The quizzes are graded on a difficulty scale based on scores from the first twenty players. After a free registration, anyone can submit...

https://www.funtrivia.com/
University of California; Science Today

Science Today is a one minute, five-times a week, radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by the University of California. The website for Science Today provides the program on demand, in audio and text, as well as the "archives" for the program. The topics covered are vast from "breakthroughs in medicine, agriculture and the environment to insights into the world around us." ...

https://soundcloud.com/sciencetoday
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The Atlantic: You Are Here

The Atlantic recently launched You Are Here, a series of short videos dedicated to "the incredible science behind everyday life." Each video, narrated by The Atlantic staff, offers a short synopsis of new research illustrated by animations. In one recent video, science writer Julie Beck explains how our memories and present emotions shape the ways in which we think about the future and make...

https://www.theatlantic.com/video/series/you-are-here/
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NPR: Skunk Bear

How have solar eclipses shaped the course of human history? What happens when a human runs a marathon against a horse? Why do frozen lakes make that "Pew, pew, pew!" sound that is ubiquitous in action movies? If these questions pique your attention, you may want to check out Skunk Bear: a delightful series of videos from Adam Cole, NPR science desk reporter, and Ryan Kellman, the show's visual...

https://www.npr.org/series/462045954/skunk-bear
Ask Dr. Universe

Curiosity is more than welcomed at Ask Dr. Universe; it is encouraged. Young learners are invited to submit science questions to Dr. Wendy Sue Universe, an intelligent cat character who collaborates with field experts to find responses. In addition to getting queries answered, young scientists will quickly realize how fun STEM fields are. Though this resource is wonderful year-round, it is...

https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu
SciShow Tangents

SciShow Tangents is not your typical science podcast. Hosted by Hank Green, Ceri Riley, and Sam Schultz, this weekly podcast features discussions of funny science topics and weird research, which frequently lead to tangents and delightful distractions. From the page linked above, interested listeners can click "Episodes" to find more than 130 episodes (as of this writing) covering topics such as...

https://scishow-tangents.simplecast.com/