STEAM Saturday – Sunrise, Junk Science and Gender, and Global Supply Chains

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STEAM Saturday
Sunrise, Junk Science and Gender, and Global Supply Chains
April 23, 2022

In this edition, take a look at the sunrise across the world, junk science and gender, and global supply chains.

STEAMHeadlines

NASA – A Sunrise Across Our World (Apr 22, 2022)
Every 24 hours, the space station makes 16 orbits of Earth, traveling through 16 sunrises and sunsets. The full-resolution image can be found on NASA’s site.

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Image Credit: NASA

Scientific American – How Junk Science is Being Used Against Trans Kids (Apr 8, 2022)
Researcher Jules Gill-Peterson (Ph.D., Rutgers University) has been studying the history of transgender kids for years. Here’s what you need to know.

Wall Street Journal – Why Global Supply Chains May Never Be the Same | A WSJ Documentary
Every day, millions of sailors, truck drivers, longshoremen, warehouse workers, and delivery drivers keep mountains of goods moving into stores and homes to meet consumers’ increasing expectations of convenience. But this complex movement of goods underpinning the global economy is far more vulnerable than many imagined.

 


STEAMSci

Be Smart – A PBS Digital Studios science show hosted by Dr. Joe Hanson (Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology). 

Veritasium – A combination of the Latin for truth, veritas, and the suffix common to many elements, -ium, this show is literally an element of truth. It is hosted by Australian-Canadian science communicator, filmmaker, and inventor Derek Muller (Ph.D., Physics Education Research).

 


STEAMTech

Becky Stern – Becky Stern is a maker living in NYC – making and sharing are her two biggest passions!

Jerry Rig Everything – Zack Nelson has used his love of repairing, simple explanations, and brief tutorials to help millions of people with repairs of their own. Outside of YouTube, his ‘to-the-point’ style of teaching has created instructional and informational videos for manufacturers and factories around the world.


STEAMEng

Practical Engineering – Grady Hillhouse is a civil engineer in San Antonio, Texas. His channel aims to increase exposure and interest in the field of engineering by highlighting the connection between the world around us and the energy, passion, and thought that goes into making it a nicer place to live.

Jared Owen – Jared Owen uses 3D animations powered by Blender to explain how things work.


STEAMArt

Nick Zammeti – A woodturner and artist based in the United Kingdom, Nick Zammeti thrives in funky and creative projects fueled by a healthy love of pop culture, especially Back to the Future. [A]

The Smugglers Room – Building something out of nothing with a Star Wars flair is the order of the day in the Smugglers Room.

Moonpie Creations – Ken is a woodworker and creator who likes to have fun. A combat veteran, he uses his tools as a way to relax and deal with everyday stress. He loves to try new things, think outside the box, and stay cool.

 


STEAMMath

Alex Yard & Knuckles – Enjoy some video game music theory videos with Alex Yard.


STEAMMulti

I Like To Make Stuff – Bob Clagett likes to make stuff, whether it be home renovations, fixing up a vintage car, or building an astromech droid.

Wendover Productions – Wendover Productions, run by filmmaker Sam Denby, is all about explaining how our world works. From travel to economics, geography, marketing, and more, every video will leave you with a little better understanding of our world.

 


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Thanks for stopping by. I hope that something inspired you to get out there and explore the universe.

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STEAM Saturday is a celebration of curiosity and imagination through science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, the very building blocks of the universe around us.

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