Meet internet viral sensation Joe Smith in this incredibly powerful five-minute inspirational TED Talk from April 2012. Smith's funny and practical speech on how to use only one paper towel is a hit. Smith's fascinating use of persuasive appeals to present his argument will captivate students and pr
A mathematician, a magician, and an incredible instructor take the audience on a thrilling ride as Harvey Mudd College professor, Dr. Arthur Benjamin, computes so fast he beats calculators.
Students will be enthralled with Benjamin's talk and internalize his trick, employing mnemonics, or memory c
This short TED Talk video of only five minutes shows the amazing and beautiful array of sea animals living in the deep sea. Dr. David Gallo's engaging talk features the incredible camouflage techniques of cephalopods, like the octopus and the squid.
This viewing guide contains ten questions, an a
Scientists announced a significant milestone in the summer of 2012 when physicists and the media declared that the Higgs boson particle, the "God" particle, has been discovered. What does that mean?
This TED Talks presentation from 2008 by eminent "rock star" physicist Brian Cox explains the work
TED Talks bring some of the greatest thinkers and innovators of our time into the classroom in high tech, high definition short videos.
This 10-question viewing guide allows students to respond, record and reflect on math teacher and blogger Dan Meyer's TED Talk where he outlines his innovative ap
These viewing guides support some of the most popular and visionary TED Talks in the STEM field. Help your students enhance their science, technology, engineering and mathematics understanding by incorporating visual literacy by engaging TED speakers.
Each viewing guide contains guided questions, an answer key, and an extended activity.