FUN: Animated Science

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Science  04 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5518, pp. 815
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5518.815d

The periodic table is not exactly the stuff of Disney. But animating such concepts seems to come easy to BrainPop, an educational site packed with cartoon movies on science, health, and technology. In over 120 entertaining shorts, a guy named Tim and his robot sidekick, Toby, lucidly cover everything from nerves to fuel cells to relativity. Aimed at 5th to 8th graders; visitors can watch up to five movies a day for free.

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