Tag Archives: energy

Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

Captions are on! TO turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! When we were little, we loved nature shows. One reason was because we didn’t have cable and it was one of the few things we actually got a TV signal for that didn’t require… Read More »

Cursed by Coal: Mining the Navajo Nation

The Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: Always Recycle! – Crash Course Ecology #8

Adorable story alert! So I was hanging out with my 2-year-old second cousin in the ocean in Florida and we’re jumping up and down with the waves and it’s fun but then the water got all calm and I said, “Oh, no more waves!,” because, like, that’s the top tier of communication I’m going for… Read More »

Ecosystem Ecology: Links in the Chain – Crash Course Ecology #7

There’s a lot of ideas that we just assume that we know a lot about because we hear about them all the time. For instance, I know what pop music is, but if you were to corner me at a party and say, “Hank, what is pop music?”, I’d be like, “It’s, uh…it’s like, uh…the… Read More »

‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ – Trailer | National Geographic

DONALD TRUMP: The United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris. Pittsburgh? Now what was upsetting about that, and that alliteration, was the stereotype of our past. But Pittsburgh is poised and ready to lead in the 21st century. WOMAN 1: We’re seeing… Read More »

How Do I Respond to a Catholic Who Believes New Age Ideas?

Claude from Facebook gives us the following question: “How can I approach someone who says she is Catholic, goes to church, and gets Communion, but she says that‘All we put in the universe gets back to us;’ and also she says that ‘We are energy;’ and also ‘We have to think positive so the good… Read More »

SRP Energy Champion: Saint Daniel Catholic Parish

SRP proudly recognizes Saint Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church for participating in the SRP commercial rebate program. Saint Daniel has reduced its annual energy usage by nearly 136,000 kilowatt-hours. That amounts to an overall yearly energy savings of 46%. MCGUIRE: First of all, we’re very honored that Saint Daniel’s Parish has been chosen for consideration… Read More »

Ecology – Rules for Living on Earth: Crash Course Biology #40

For the last 38 episodes of Crash Course Biology, we’ve talked about how to make an organism. And you know what I’ve learned in those 38 weeks? Putting a living thing together is hard! There are molecules that make up organelles that run cells, which come together to form tissues, which make up organs that… Read More »