VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Hosts Emma and Jacob ask random strangers questions about energy. How do we better understand energy, and its various forms?
Into the Outdoors
Creating pathways to environmental awareness and outdoor lifestyles that empower our next generation to become sustainable stewards of Planet Earth.
What is the Science of Energy? | Into the Outdoors
Decoding the Science of Crude Oil | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Where crude oil come from, and how is it formed?
Refining Oil | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 What are the physics in fractional distillation? What’s the molecular difference between gas and gasoline? What’s the chemistry role of a catalyst?
Alternate Sources of Fuel | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 This segment explores an alternate way fuel is created: by using corn!
Exploring Life Cycles of Fuel | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 The increase of carbon emissions into our atmosphere is one of the root causes of climate change, and the acidification of earth’s oceans. How does ethanol affect the environment...
Solutions | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Biofuels are one of the solutions science can offer for combatting carbon emissions and environmental damage.
Uses for Industrial Sandmines | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Emma and Jacob visit an industrial sand mine, to decode the science and to investigate the environmental impacts of sand mines. Industrial sand mines search for silica, the second...
What are Silica and Sandstone? | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Silica is valuable and important since it is used for many everyday things. But why is it mined in specific areas, like Tunnel City, Wisconsin?
How is Silica Mined? | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Part 3 answers the questions: Why would fracing engineers want pure silica sand? Rounded grains? Uniform grain size? No other minerals? One risk factor of silica mining is...
Environmental Impacts of Silica Mining | Into the Outdoors
VideoEXPIRES: 6/2/2023 How can technology and engineering reduce environmental impacts? How does silica mining affect water, and land?