Posts Tagged ‘TED-Ed’

America’s Exclusion Act

August 30, 2021

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 suspended Chinese immigration to the U.S. and blocked Chinese immigrants from citizenship. Robert Chang explains in this TED-Ed video, directed by Mohammad Babakoohi and Yijia Cao.

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Towards Better Naps

August 6, 2021

How long should your naps be? Sara C. Mednick explains. A TED-Ed video directed by Qian Shi.

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Why the Netherlands isn’t underwater

August 5, 2021

The Netherlands would be underwater, if not for the Delta Works. A TED-Ed video by Stefan Al, animated by Jody Ghani Nordby.

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Rasputin

November 27, 2020

Who was Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin? Eden Girma explores the history of the “Mad Monk.” A TED-Ed video animated by Luisa Copetti.

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Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn’t fall over

February 12, 2020

The city of Pisa’s name comes from a Greek term meaning “marshy land,” so you can guess why its famous tower tilts. A TED-ed video explainer by Alex Gendler.

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The history of the world according to cats

January 28, 2020

“The history of the world according to cats,” a TED-Ed video by by Eva-Maria Geigl, dircted and animated by Chintis Lundgren.

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Anonymous, LLC

January 20, 2020

Exposing anonymous companies could cut down on crime, but the firms and governments that help disguise their ownership (looking at you, Delaware) and the wealthy who claim to need them are blocking efforts at disclosure. a TED-Ed video by Global Witness, animated by Kozmonot Animation Studio.

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A brie(f) history of cheese

December 19, 2019

“A brie(f) history of cheese,” a TED-Ed video by Paul S. Kindstedt, directed and animated by Charlotte Cambon.

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Sustainable Aquaculture

October 17, 2019

Restorative ocean farming could play a vital role in helping our coastal communities, our oceans and our climate. A TED-Ed video by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D. and Megan Davis, directed by Biljana Labovic, and animated by Elsa Esteban, Marcos González, and Yuki Kijima.

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The History of Cheese

June 3, 2019

Paul Kindstedt looks at the history of cheesemaking over the last 10000 years. A TED-Ed video directed and animated by Charlotte Cambon. Narrator: Addison Anderson.

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