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This video from RiAus explains the science behind why speeding, even just a little bit, greatly increase the risk of a traffic collision.

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This video describes an innovative water-driven energy conversion process that uses bacterial spores and humidity to capture energy from evaporating water

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An animation of a classic Flanders and Swann song to explain the first two laws of thermodynamics in closed systems.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at how spent nuclear fuel can be recycled for reuse in nuclear reactors.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at the safety systems that are built into nuclear reactors.

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Michio Kaku and Morgan Freeman Explain The Second Law of Thermodynamics: That in any closed system, the disorder of particles, or Entropy, always increases and why no organism lives forever. A great STSE introduction to the concept of entropy.

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Drop Tower rides use an ingenious system based on electromagnetic induction, a system that can be explained using Lenz’s law.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at radioactive decay and sources of natural and human-made radiation in our environment.

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Neutron Stars are some of the strangest things in the Universe. Not quite massive enough to become black holes they are basically atoms as big as mountains with properties so extreme it's mind-blowing.

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How much uranium would it take to power your house for an entire year? How is uranium used in a nuclear reactor to produce energy? Learn how Canada is a leading producer of nuclear reactors and how this energy gets to your house (Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories).

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