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Rockin' Science

Rockin' Science

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Friday, July 29, 2016/Categories: video, art and design, humor

                                      The Amoeba People (credit: about the MEEBS)

Many folks think subjects like biology, chemistry, or geology are to hard too learn and too nerdy anyway. So, how to excite students about science? Music comes to the rescue and shows the creativity and fun of science.

 

                              The Geologists Are Coming  (credit: The Amoeba People)

Enter, The Amoeba People with their songs on all things geoscience like a hilarious tribute to Alfred Wegener and his discovery of plate tectonics, Continental Drift. The lead guitarist, is a school teacher, who plays banjo, theremin, and other instruments at the group's 'bandcamp'. He wrote the song after trying to interest his elementary school students in Wegener's story. The Los Angeles-based trio saw the song now reach more than 500K viewings:

The 'power of music' never ceases to amaze!

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