What is the respiratory system? In general, the respiratory system is a biological system that contains organs and structures that assist in gas exchange. Gas exchange involves the movement of carbon dioxide and oxygen between our circulating blood and air. In this educational lesson, we explore seven general functions of our respiratory system.
In this Harry Potter-themed physics lesson, we discuss about concave and convex lens and how to calculate and use the thin lens equation. Hop on board Hogwarts Express 9 3/4 for some magical mathematics and problem solving with physics lens!
Freddie is a 13 year-old schoolboy living in United Kingdom’s England. While attending secondary school and juggling schoolwork and extracurriculars, this young and talented student also enjoys channeling into his creativity by creating unique educational games and animations, shared around the world. In his latest project, “What does […]
From Superman and Wonder Woman to Captain America and Black Widow, every spectacular star-spangled superhero team seems to rock and roll with the teamwork of both the XY and XX chromosomes. While our world may not have the fantasy superhero team flying in the sky or wearing red […]
Intracellular Digestion vs Extracellular Digestion. What’s the Difference Between the Two Types of Digestion? In this article, we explore the definitions and difference between Intracellular and Extracellular Digestion.
Ectoderm, Endoderm, and Mesoderm: What do the 3 Germ Cell Layers Give Rise To? Definitions, Table, and Easy Mnemonics for the 3 Germ Cell Layers
Duck, duck, goos- rabbit? This classic optical illusion above, also known as the famous rabbit-duck illusion, was utilized by experimental psychologist Joseph Jastrow in 1899. According to Jastrow, depending on our current state of emotions, our perceptions or interpretations of the picture may differ. Some see a duck. […]
In this literary analysis essay, we explore the themes, literary devices, and character analysis of True West by Sam Shepard, including Austin, Lee, and Mom.
Jane Eyre Original Literary Analysis: Literary analysis on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, including character analysis, plot symbolism
Hippocampus Wars By: Anonymous, Young Poet in the United States It’s anything but quiet. A den roaring with eclectic typewriters, scribes, and readers. Their hairs electrified to the wicks of their frames. Of mad strewn wire, shattered glass, and melted plastic. Their arms rocking in synchrony to the […]
Literary analysis of the novel The Road by Cormac McCarthy: character analysis and symbolic relationship between the boy and his father, as well as symbols and religious allusions
Lovely, isn’t she? (Yes, the furry one above.) She’s Your 65-Million-Year-Old Mother. Through modern computer analysis and evolutionary data, Maureen O’Leary a researcher from Stony Brook University and her colleagues discovered the last known common ancestor of placentals (Scientific American). Modern placentals include animals such as whales, bats, […]
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Original Literary analysis essay of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
In this lesson, we explain an easy 5-step quick guide on the basics of how to interpret phylogentic evolutionary trees.
We explore natural selection in action with the evolution of Darwin’s Finches, Peter Grant and Rosemary Grant’s research on the Galapagos Islands
Analyzing the Gandhi Box’s Ending In the short story “Gandhi Box,” author Daniel Abraham explores the consequences and contagious influences of the unbalance between unbridled pure desires and submissions to societal rules. Through the climatic ending, Abraham illustrates how man’s inability to reconcile with his internal moral and instinctive […]
An Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection: the history behind it with famous evolutionists Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
How does DNA transcription work in bacteria and prokaryotes? In this lesson, we explain how bacterial transcription works and its 3 basic steps: initiation, elongation, and termination.
This lesson discusses the size scales relevant to cell biology.
What makes something living? What are the characteristics of living things? All life has a common origin, but how do we know? This lesson examines various characteristics that define life and the origin of life. Various famous scientists and their biological discoveries are also discussed.