Get Ready For World Teachers Day! On October 5, teachers and students (and parents!) around the world will celebrate World Teachers Day. When most teachers are working in virtual classrooms, it can be tricky to find resources to teach kids about the natural world. From the very beginning, our Deep Dive section has included […]
This video was shown at the TED conference in 2011, with scenes from "Wings of Life", a film about the threat to essential pollinators that produce over a third of the food we eat. The seductive love dance between flowers and pollinators sustains the fabric of life and is the mystical keystone event where the animal and plant worlds intersect that make the world go round.
Fungi could hold the key to our travels in outer space, both in real life and science fiction. On Star Trek: Discovery, a fictional astromycologist named Paul Stamets harnessed the power of cosmic fungi to power an entire spaceship. Watch the Star Trek character describe his work here: Star Trek Astromycology First of all, that’s […]