KLRN SciGirls | Oct 2017 Screening
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In anticipation of this month's Meet Up with CPS Energy, KLRN’s SciGirls are going to learn all about renewable energy! You’ll learn the essentials of energy, meet Sandra Begay-Campbell, a renewable energy scientist, and follow a group of SciGirls who design and build their own working miniature wind farm. We’ll be joined online by a science specialist ready to answer your questions.
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SciGirls | Opening Video
The Essentials of Energy
Check out our whole series on ENERGY! bit.ly/1BnH5zu Subscribe: bit.ly/iotbs_sub Twitter: @okaytobesmart ↓ More info and sources below ↓ The world of energy is a confusing place. What's better, nuclear or solar? What's the difference between fluorescent bulbs and LEDs? What's the difference between energy and power? And what the heck is a kilowatt-hour?! In this video, we give you a tour of the essential principles behind the energy machine that puts fuel in our tanks and brings electricity to our homes. To be a good energy citizen, you need to speak the language LEARN MORE: Special thanks to Sheril Kirshenbaum and the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas at Austin for their help with this series. www.webberenergygroup.com/ Check out their awesome online course "Energy 101" to learn about energy and energy policy from A to Z! www.energy101.com/ And to find out what people think about energy, check out the UT Energy Poll: www.utenergypoll.com/ Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment or check us out at the links below! Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/okaytobesmart twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: instagram.com/jtotheizzoe ----------------- It's Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.DFollow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Creator/Host/Writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen IncKate Eads - Associate Producer Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics/Animation Katie Graham - Director of Photography John Knudsen - Gaffer Theme music: "Ouroboros" by Kevin MacLeod Other music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock, stock footage from Videoblocks ----------------- Last week's video: Does the Moon Orbit the Earth? www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cJ3AemeUFM More videos: Why Does February Have 28 Days? www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgKaHTh-_Gs Why Vaccines Work www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aNhzLUL2ys Why Are Some People Left-Handed? www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPvMUpcxPSA Where Does the Smell of Rain Come From? www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGcE5x8s0B8
Scientist Profile: Renewable Energy Scientist
Renewable energy engineer, Sandra Begay-Campbell, works to bring alternative energy to remote parts of the Navajo Nation. A Navajo herself, Begay-Campbell works with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Navajo Nation to find energy solutions.
SciGirls | Main Feature
Blowin' in the Wind - Full Episode
Izzie's off the grid with Hannah and her friends, who design and build their own working miniature wind farm.
SciGirls | Closing Video
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