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Bill Nye the Science Guy

Germs (#149)

This series uses innovative and unusual ways to express scientific ideas in an interesting manner. From parodies of television shows and MTV videos to try-this-at-home experiments, it aims to make science fun. In this episode, Bill Nye discusses how germs and viruses are all around us, and infect our bodies. He discusses how antibodies work, what HIV is, and how one can contract the virus. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Bill Nye knows how to provide easy access to hard science. What's his secret? A fast-paced approach blending humor and hands-on activities. Bill encourages kids to ask interesting questions...then shows them how to discover fascinating answers. Enlist the Science Guy's help when it comes to teaching a range of subjects such as Health, Math, Nature, and Environmental issues.

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