This father-son sea kayaking expedition turned into more than they had planned when they saw a sheep stranded on a rock formation and had to go on a rescue mission. See and hear their story in this video.
This week's video revisits the entertaining combination of performing arts and research. A few months ago we highlighted a video from the British Psychological Society that explained the concept "correlation does not imply causation" through dance. Next up in the "Dancing Statistics" video series: an exploration of the statistical concepts of sampling and standard error.
Oh say, can you see? You might not be able to see all 1,000 high school students in this video, but you certainly can hear them.
Each year, Kentucky's all-state high school choir members travel to the Kentucky Music Educators Association conference to perform. It's a tradition for them to come out onto the hotel's balconies at night and together sing the national anthem of the United States, "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Ten-year-old Jahmir Wallace was born without arms, but that hasn't stopped him from taking up a new activity: playing the trumpet. With a special trumpet stand made by a local music store and help from school staff, Jahmir is already excited about his newfound musical hobby, and encourages anyone who wants to try an instrument to "go ahead and try it. You never know."
As news reporter Charlie Bird trekked across Antarctica working on a feature story, he was delighted to find himself in an up-close-and-personal encounter with some extra-friendly seals there. What an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
In this clip from her NCFR 2013 annual conference special 75th anniversary address, Stephanie Coontz, director of research and public education at the Council on Contemporary Families and faculty in history and family studies at The Evergreen State College, challenges family scientists to look at differences within groups.
In this clip from his NCFR 2013 annual conference plenary session, Dr. Stephen Russell, distinguished professor, University of Arizona, discusses current research on biased-motivated bullying and the impact that it has on child well-being.
In this clip from her NCFR 2013 annual conference plenary session, Dr. Kristin Moore of Child Trends discusses measurements of child well-being and well-becoming within health, education, behavior, and the socio-emotional domain.