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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.

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Hurricanes

Hurricanes
Running time: 11:55
Learn about the potential impact a strong hurricane could have on New Orleans and see how satellite technology may help scientists better forecast hurricane intensity.
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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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Killer Microbe

Killer Microbe
Running time: 8:29
A relatively benign bug becomes a highly lethal pathogen, known to U.S. soldiers as Iraqibacter.
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Kryptos

Kryptos
Running time: 11:52
A coded sculpture at CIA headquarters has yet to be fully broken.
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Lightning

Lightning
Running time: 9:08
Experts still aren't sure what triggers it, but they suspect cosmic rays from outer space.
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Little People of Flores

Little People of Flores
Running time: 11:39
The remains of three-foot-tall humans are discovered on a remote Indonesian island.
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