Top 100 Educational Videos

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See video How the Venus Flytrap catches its prey (BBC)

The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that can catch and digest animals such as insects and spiders. In this BBC video David Attenborough looks at how the Venus Flytrap catches its prey.

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See video The Science of Overpopulation

The world's population is growing at around 1.1% per year. By 2050 we should have around 9.3 billion people.

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See video The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) explained

An animation explaining how the Large Hadron Collider works. It is the largest and most complex scientific instrument ever built.

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See video The Beauty of Algebra

Why the abstraction of mathematics is so fundamental and how it can be applied similarly to completely different fields.

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See video Nikola Tesla - The forgotten genius

Even though Nikola Tesla pioneered modern electrical engineering with inventions such as alternating current electric power, he was regarded as a mad scientist and died penniless at the age of 86.

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See video 12 year old girl gives moving speech to the UN

"Severn Suzuki" Organization of Children in Defence of the Environment, during the ECO 92 - United Nations Conference for Environment and Development.

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See video Japanese Hornets

Thirty giant hornets can destroy a colony of 30,000 honeybees in just 3 hours. The giant hornet is five times the size of the European honeybee, and has a very potent venom.

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See video Sixth Sense Projection Technology (TEDTalks)

A wearable device with a projector invented by Pranav Mistry can not only project information about the object you are currently looking at (e.g. a book, person or supermarket item), but it can also project buttons which allow you to interact in various ways.

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See video The Ocean is filling up with Trash

The ocean contains alarmingly high concentrations of plastic. What is the effect on fish and birds?

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See video Robots inspired by Animals

Robotics researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration. Watch a robotic salamander, a water strider robot, mechanical cockroaches and some cool self-configuring robots.

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See video Tony Robbins on internal drive and motivation (TEDTalks)

Tony Robbins' inspirational talk on how to unlock your true potential. From TedTalks 2006.

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See video Time Travel: Einstein's big idea (Theory of Relativity)

A little clip of how time travel can occur, taken from: The World's First Time Machine (Discovery Channel). Dr Ronald Mallett

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