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Here, find activity ideas for before and after viewing NOVA scienceNOW. For other useful educator resources, including science cafés, science news, and research projects, go to Get Involved.

By Date: November 21, 2006

Mass Extinction

Mass Extinction
Running time: 13:15
What caused the mother of all extinctions 250 million years ago?
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1918 Flu

1918 Flu
Running time: 12:52
A virus that killed up to 50 million people is brought back to life to decipher its deadliness.
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas | Classroom Activity
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Papyrus

Papyrus
Running time: 9:01
Scraps of writings from a garbage dump in ancient Egypt reveal what life was like 2,000 years ago.
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By Date: October 3, 2006

Asteroid

Asteroid
Running time: 2:49
Will a doomsday rock the size of the Rose Bowl hit Earth in 2036?
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Island of Stability

Island of Stability
Running time: 13:10
Follow the decades-long quest to create the elusive element 114.
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Obesity

Obesity
Running time: 12:01
Examine the biology behind the compulsion to eat.
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By Date: January 10, 2006

10th Planet

10th Planet
Running time: 5:27
A stunning discovery at the far reaches of our solar system raises questions about what makes a planet a planet.
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas
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Pandemic Flu

Pandemic Flu
Running time: 6:23
Will the virus that causes bird flu develop the ability to move from person to person?
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas | Classroom Activity
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Stronger Hurricanes

Stronger Hurricanes
Running time: 6:12
Is global warming making hurricanes more intense?
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