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Peter D'Amato of California Carnivores describes how a pitcher plant gets insects drunk and then devours them. He also cuts open a plant to find the insects trapped within and to show "what ravenous, gluttonous pigs these plants can be." Peter D'Amato of California Carnivores gives us a guided tour of the Venus Flytrap, one of the world's best-known carnivorous plants. Sonoma Valley farmer Bob Cannard doesn't fight nature: he collaborates with it. The result is bountiful fields of healthy, beautiful plants, some of which end up in the kitchen at Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, California. Here Bob speaks eloquently about appreciating and respecting nature. As he says, "it's simple...it's all right there before you." Bob Cannard, a Sonoma Valley farmer explains how compost is generated, both by nature and by human gardeners. Cannard creates a special compost 'tea' to use on his bountiful crops Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week's "secret" ingredient - Valentine gifts! This short preview clip of the larger B-Roll video has footage of the Exploratorium, inside and out, including scenes of children interacting with museum exhibits. A humorous look at thermodynamics at the Exploratorium, part of the
Exploratorium's "For the Curious Ones" campaign. Part of the Exploratorium's "For the Curious Ones" campaign, this witty public service announcement asks why we press the remote control buttons harder when we know the batteries are virtually dead, and more. A humorous look at interactivity in the operating room, part of the
Exploratorium's "For the Curious Ones" campaign. A witty look at the Exploratorium and its relationship to curiosity as part of the "For the Curious Ones" campaign.