Tanning beds increase risk of skin cancer for teens

submitted by: mdanderson

The World Health Organization lists indoor tanning beds and lamps as carcinogens, yet many teenagers continue to believe that indoor tanning helps them look their best. Dennis Hughes, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in Pediatrics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains how tanning beds increase your risk of developing skin cancers such as squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma, the most deadly form.

Do You Think You Want to Be a Scientist? Comments from Women in Bioinformatics for High School Students

submitted by: WomenInBioinformatics

A series of speakers sharing their ground breaking science and their journeys as women in a predominantly male subject area. Do You Think You Want to Be a Scientist? Comments from Women in Bioinformatics for High School Students

Chemistry Time with Chris and Josh

submitted by: chrisandjosh
This is an entry for the Kavli Science Video Contest produced by Joshua Hamilton and Christopher Burkhalter from West Springfield High School. In this video we prove that Science (Chemistry in particular) is much cooler than just baking soda and vinegar volcanoes by demonstrating the awesome power of a thermite reaction. The reaction requires a large amount of initial energy to ignite, which we achieve by a simple oxidation reaction between potassium permanganate and glycerin, which in...

Chapter 2: Data

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Authors: Harry Brielmann

Elevator Physics

submitted by: jsrott

Basic high school physics in an elevator

Talk by Eric Jensen

submitted by: dougramsey

Eric Jensen talks about the importance of scientist-educator conventions and of studies regarding the correlation of socialization to learning.