All 50 U.S. states summarized (Geography Now!)

Hey Geograpeeps! So, this is a little video that I kind of wanted to make for a while, but never really had time. Until now! So, of course the majority of Geography Now! subscribers are from, you know, my home country; The U.S. However, we do have a very, very noticeable and sizeable community of […]

We’re melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs

In December 2016, a remote community in Siberia experienced a mysterious outbreak. 90 people were hospitalized, and a 12-year-old boy died. Soon, Russian officials identified what had killed him: The deadly infectious disease anthrax. The outbreak had started among reindeer. To contain the spread, they burned over 2,000 reindeer carcasses. The strange thing was, there […]

Summarize: Explain Everything (Ms. Dees)

in this PowerPoint you will learn the basics of summarizing a reading. When trying to understand summarizing, it helps to think of synonyms and adjectives for the word. For instance, some synonyms are sum up, recap, and review. Some adjectives that describe summarizing are brief, concise, and neutral. Remember, when you’re writing a summary that […]

Summarizing

Welcome to the summarizing lesson! When you think of summarizing, it helps to think of synonyms and adjectives for the word “summarizing.” Take a moment to pause the video and think of some synonyms and adjectives on your own. When you have brainstormed a few words, restart the video to compare your list to the […]

Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes

It’s more expensive to live in Hong Kong than anywhere in the world. Hong Kong has been ranked the least affordable housing market in the world eight years in a row and by a long shot. Housing prices are now almost 20 times more than annual income. That means that a household making $50,000 USD […]

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

The people of Hong Kong are out in the streets. Hundreds of thousands are demonstrating against a deeply unpopular bill. But this is about a whole lot more than a bill. It’s about the status of Hong Kong and the power China has over it. It’s a fight to preserve the freedoms people have here. […]

It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

I’m on an island near the North Pole and I’m here to find out who owns the Arctic. As the ice melts more and more in this region, you can see just how dramatic the ice has been shrinking. One of these countries has shown that they’re willing to fight for it. Russia’s making a […]

We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At

What you’re looking at is a hermetically sealed glass laboratory. Scientists here are engineering special chips that could power the next computing revolution: a universal quantum computer. Chances are you’ve heard of quantum computer and that they’re going to change everything. “So quantum computers have the potential to completely change how we use technology in […]

The most feared song in jazz, explained

This is John Coltrane’s Giant Steps. It’s considered one of the most important jazz albums of all time, it cemented John Coltrane as a legend among jazz saxophonists and composers, and it’s home to one of the most one of the most revered and feared compositions in jazz history. The reason why the album’s title […]

The collapse of Venezuela, explained

Venezuela was once the richest country in Latin America. It has the largest known oil reserves in the world. And its democratic government was once praised world wide. But today, Venezuela’s democratic institutions and its economy are in shambles. The country has the highest inflation in the world, making food and medicine inaccessible to most […]