What's Good Videos


Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series designed for parents where inspiration and information meet the power of science. Each episode ventures to a new location to meet people from various backgrounds – dancers, poets, musicians, artists, athletes, chefs, conservationists and scientists – and connects their knowledge and talents to a simple, real-world lesson in the area of science.

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    Dance | What's Good

    Harness the science of movement as you learn about the physics of rotation with break-dancers Tori Torsion, B-Girl Eren and B-Boy Evol; make time to dance, twirl, climb, run, jump, or slide with your kids, as these early experiences with forces and motion will ignite their curiosity and provide a foundation for future science study.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Movement Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Movement! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will explore the topic of forces and motion through observing the world around them, letting loose with fun dance moves, and interacting with various simple machines in their local play area. Shake a leg!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
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    Contrast | What's Good

    Visit artist Hebru Branley at the studio to explore the concept of color contrast. The science of color and texture is found everywhere we look. Artists use contrasting colors and textures to make their pieces more visually appealing: rough and smooth, light and dark, thick and thin. Kids can explore contrast as a way to understand their world, so get inspired and create colorful artwork with your kids.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Color and Contrast Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Color and Contrast! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will explore the topic of contrast through observing different colors and textures in the world around them. They will then have the option to engage in various fun activities, from mixing two colors to create a new one to creating a beautiful collage with construction paper. Let your imagination run wild!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
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    Garden | What's Good

    Discover communities that use science to plant thriving gardens and grow sustainable food sources. Gardening, tending to the environment, and observing nature can help kids understand their relationship with the earth and our responsibility to take care of it and each other, so don’t be afraid to grow something amazing with your kids.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Gardening and Ecosystems Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Gardening and Ecosystems! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will learn what an ecosystem is and how it allows life to survive and thrive. Using the power of observation and interaction, kids will come to understand how the ecosysten affects their everyday lives and the importance of taking care of the enviroment. Go forth and grow!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
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    Music | What's Good

    Venture into the private studios of music producers Peter Cottontale and Thelonius Martin to see how they work. Music is scientific: sound is produced when something vibrates, and those vibrations are brought to the ear as sound waves. Learn about the science of sound and discover how good vibes can move you and your kids.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Music and Sound Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Music and Sound! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will explore the topic of sound and how it is produced when something vibrates. Through listening to both music and real-world sounds as well as creating sounds of their own, kids will learn the science behind their favorite tunes and look out for the vibrations that allow them to exist. Rock on! 

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
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    Balance | What's Good

    Go shopping with chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. Learn the basic science of balance and get excited to make a homemade meal with your kids.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Balance and Nutrition Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Balance and Nutrition! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will explore the topic of physical wellness and how to maintain an active, balanced lifestyle. They will talk about where they see balance in the world around them, and how kids can start thinking about keeping a balanced diet and incorporating exercises in their lives.  

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
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    Angles | What's Good

    Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

    For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+
  • The Science of Angles! | What's Good

    Join us for What's Good, a new, six-part video series where inspiration and information meet the power of science. In this video and accompanying series of activities, parents and children will explore the topic of angles and how they are used in everyday life. Kids will use their powers of observation to find angles around their homes and neighborhoods, and then engage in fun activities to build their own angles.

    Grades: PreK-3, 13+

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