Tag: education

Photosynthesis with the Wireless CO2 Sensor

[PASCO Wireless Sensors] [Photosynthesis with Wireless CO2] Hi. I’m Mike Blasberg, the Biology Education Manager here at PASCO. Today we’re going to do a quick lab on photosynthesis using the Wireless CO2 Sensor. To get started, I’ll power on the sensor and launch SPARKvue and open the Bluetooth menu. The red LED next to the […]

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Computer Science Field Guide: Artificial Intelligence (extended video)

Artificial Intelligence Some people think that one day computers will be as intelligent as humans. Do you think that will happen?I don’t think so.Hmm Do you think that will happen?Of course, I’m more intelligent than any TV presenter.[Gasps]Ouch, it hurts. Well not really, I’m a robot. [laughs]Okay, what is the capital of New Zealand?What kind […]

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The Personal Computer Revolution: Crash Course Computer Science #25

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! As we discussed last week, the idea of having a computer all to yourself – a personal computer – was elusive for the first three decades of electronic computing. It was just way too expensive for a computer to be owned and used by one […]

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The dark side of electronic waste recycling

– [Jim] They had a place where they’d store it right under our noses. They just thought they could get away with it forever, and they could have if it hadn’t been for those trackers. (Jim laughs) – [Reporter] Right now, you’re watching this on an electronic device. Do you ever think about where it’ll […]

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How Close Are We to Downloading the Human Brain?

Someday our bodies are going to break down and we’ll die. Our brain will decay and disappear forever.But, what if it didn’t have to? Right now there are scientists around the world working on technology that could one day take your brain, and possibly your consciousness, and upload it onto a computer. This would be […]

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Are Electric Cars Really More Environmentally Friendly?

[INTRO ♪] Telling people that buying an electric car is a great way to fight climate change is a pretty reliable way to start an argument in some circles. People will say that you still burn fossil fuels with electric cars – it just happens at the power plant instead of the engine. And while […]

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Electrical and Computer Engineering – University of Alabama College of Engineering

Electrical and computer engineering majors explore the ins and outs of communications systems, computers, electronics, microelectronics, and signal processing and power systems. In high school I really enjoyed my math and science classes, really enjoyed computers and robotics. And when I came to visit campus, and I came to visit the department, I saw some […]

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How Pocket Calculators Changed Electronics Forever

[ INTRO ] SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. We don’t think of pocket calculators as being all that special these days. They’re cheap, easy to lose, and your phone can do all that stuff anyway, right? But the development of the pocket calculator […]

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