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Stated Clearly

As the name suggests, Stated Clearly uses "short animations" and "neutral language" to expose "people from all walks of life to the simple beauty of science." Founded in 2012 by Jon Perry, "an artist and science advocate," this YouTube channel uses narrative and animations to demonstrate that "science is for everyone." The channel currently features more than 30 videos, most of which are under ten minutes long. The topics cover biology, chemistry, and genetics, and seek answer both big and small questions - from "What is life?" to "What is a molecule?" With over 274,000 subscribers, the channel's light-hearted but thorough tone appeals to a wide audience. Middle-school teachers may find the videos particularly useful, as they provide brief explanations and definitions of key scientific concepts to compliment lesson plans. For example, in "What Is an Atom and How Do We Know?" (one of the most popular videos on the channel) viewers are transported back to 400 BCE and taken on a journey to present day to show "how scientists went about figuring all this out." From discovery in Ancient Greece to modern microscopes, the video highlights the many experiments and breakthroughs that contributed to our modern understanding. Additionally, select videos are available in Spanish and Arabic, and Stated Clearly recently launched a side channel, Claramente Explicado, dedicated to Spanish translations of the videos.
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Date of Scout Publication
December 20th, 2019
Date Of Record Creation
December 16th, 2019 at 11:10am
Date Of Record Release
December 16th, 2019 at 3:14pm
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